Black cursor blinking.
Thoughts all muddled about in my head.
This has been the norm for me.
Which is sad, because I love to write.
Getting busy seems to suck away time from the things I love to do, and by not doing those things, I succumb to feelings of being overwhelmed and drowning.
It is a vicious whirlpool that circles around my head and buries me.
Lest I sound depressed, let me clarify, we have been happily busy.
The kids have been wearing themselves out and sleeping soundly, which is exactly what we want.
It is too hot to sleep anymore. I have been getting up increasingly early because I can't sleep. Because of that, I have been getting a lot done.
I woke up around 5:30 on the 4th, and decided to just get up. I got showered and ready for the day, and Keith wandered into the room around 6:30. It was decided that the two of us would go out to breakfast.
It had rained during the night, and was simply beautiful. The air was fresh and clean with that earthy just rained smell that is heavenly. We went to our favorite breakfast place, which we go to only once a year. The 4th, typically.
Saturday the kids and I went to my annual family reunion. It was really hot, and I had a hard time keeping them hydrated. It was so much fun to watch them playing with my cousins' kids.
It was lovely to see my family. Since growing up and having our own families, we don't see each other as often as we did as kids.
But then, Keith, while blowing bubbles slipped on the rocks and fell into the pond.
It is a small pond. Only about three feet deep. But it scared him. Scared him enough to want to go home.
Truth be told, I was nearing heat exhaustion (the headache, nausea, etc) so didn't mind at all.
As we drove home, Keith asked if we could stay home the rest of the day. He was completely exhausted. I tried to convince him to come with us to go out to eat, but he was utterly set on being a homebody.
Oh he is a sweet boy.
I have been enjoying my sweet littles, that is for sure.
As for the blank screen and blinking cursor, at least my days are full of cuddles and laughter and those darling kids.