Gray and Wet

Friday, August 15, 2008 2 Comments A+ a-

It’s one of those days… Its gray and dreary outside, rain is falling at a light but steady pace, and there’s enough of a bite in the air to turn up the heater. It’s the kind of day that begs for quiet laziness, the kind of day where you’d prefer to sit in the corner with a good book but since having kids you know you better get out the Disney movies instead.

After a string of intensely hot days, a day like today is welcome indeed. And while I’m enjoying it, there’s still a sense of melancholy. It could be that my husband has taken off with his brother for a four-day adventure of fishing and I miss him; it could be that I’m tired, running after two kids while being 18-weeks pregnant will do that to a girl; or it could be that I had a bad “mommy-moment” last night. I won’t go into details; just suffice it to say that many apologies had to be issued to my 18-month-old son this morning for my frustration and lack of patience.

Its days like today that make you wonder if the weather is affecting your mood, or if your mood is a reflection of the weather. I’m sitting here at my desk missing my husband, wishing to be at home with my babies, wishing that I could enjoy this day in the way that it’s meant to be enjoyed, and wishing the hour hand would move a little faster. Instead I’ll enjoy watching the rain fall from our wall of windows, be thankful that we’re warm and cozy while everything is wet outside, and smile whenever I think of Devyn saying “It’s storming outside”. It’s just one of those days…

I’m a coffee drinking, book reading, laundry procrastinating, husband and children loving, mess of a woman who believes that chips and salsa can fix anything. We have chickens running around the backyard, a mountain of dishes in the sink, and on any given morning, I have at least 10 school forms that need my signature or initials. It’s a crazy life {I prefer to call it controlled chaos}, but its ours.


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10:22 AM delete

Aww... I swaer our moods mirror each other a lot. Jason left on Monday night and wont be back till next weekend for work. I am having a hard time working 40 hours and taking care of Kaydence so I cant immagine how you feel right now. Kaydence misses her Daddy so it makes me sad for her. And the dog is such a little punk when Jason is gone... he got into the trash and ate 6 pairs of my underware! WHO DOES THAT?? Seriously. Well... anywho- all my love!

2:41 PM delete

Did you say rainy and cold?