i'm thinking of you...really.

It seems that life has gone from coasting to roller coasting. However, I have managed to keep calm and write on...academically that is. A different kind of writing altogether. Writing here is so easy even if finding the time is not. As I was handing the professor my papers, she could see the fear in my eyes. But it didn't stop her from plastering graffiti over mine. Red is quickly becoming my least favorite color.

Well, it seems that the last place I left you was the night before the first day of school. Yes, I was a sappy mess for the first two weeks. The house is empty for a good portion of the day. The silence kills me but the school work is keeping my mind occupied. Oh...and there's always Italy...The greatest distraction! The school work is stifling my creativity, though. I'm hoping that time will show me how to make room for it all. Maybe, not as prolific over here but I'm hoping the quality will be just as good or if not better. The new challenges are giving me a different perspective and forcing me to give procrastination a piece of my mind.

Wondergirl & boy did wonderfully on their first weeks of school. And if you're wondering about the the little one...she's loving preschool. Too much if you ask me.

post script: I'm really annoyed how the new blogger upload is slightly changing the quality of the pictures. They were never this dark. Hope this gets ironed out soon. 


  1. Wow...they are getting so big!!! I was just talking to Sean about y'all and how envious I am about all of your travels! Good luck with school!!

  2. nice. glad they are loving school...our boyus are doing well..and i am adjusting to silent mornings before work, with T working now as well...quiet though...

  3. I must say to the readers that I have also been a huge distration by staying home a couple of days and having multiple dates with my wife...they were wonderful and can't wait for the next one...MM

  4. Great pictures of your small (and not so small) ones :)
    And best of luck in school, hope your next paper don't get as much red!

  5. Oh my. Could your kids get any more adorable? Seriously too cute.

    What are you going to school for??

    And can I make a suggestion? I, too, noticed that the quality of pics when uploading with blogger was horrible. I started a Flickr account and upload my photos into flickr (which is kinda nice 'cause then they are also in another spot) and then copy the html of the photo into my blog. MUCH better quality! And super easy. Just a thought! :-)

    Have a great week!!

  6. these kids are just too cute :)

  7. @Tanya -- Try to get a duty station overseas...100% worth it.

    @Brian -- flying solo at home...don't get into too much trouble. The silence can get a little lonely...but I'm learning to appreciate it.

    @MM -- "Con mi Cookie" continues...

    @Signe -- Maybe, she'll start using another color.

    @Stacey & Haley -- Thanks. Stacey, thanks for the flickr info, too. I've done that in the past but didn't do it this time just to save some time. You bet I'll be doing it from now on!

  8. I am with Stacey, could your children be any more adorable??? Also I agree with her on the flickr site. You should give it a try.


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