Monday, June 8, 2015

Summer is Almst Here!

You wouldn't know it from the weather today, but summer really is almost here. I'm pretty sure that winter is done for the time being and spring is being her normal self, which is basically that of a pre-menopausal woman, complete with hot flashes and restless legs.
I was okay with the listlessness for awhile, but it's starting to cause an itch. We've been recovering from the end of all our "school year" activities. It amazes me that even though programs are for homeschool kids, they still manage to follow public school schedules.
We've been reminiscing over our home buying experience lately. Today is the one year anniversary of the offer being accepted and the mad dash to close by June 30th. On Saturday, we pulled out some roots of overgrown bushes that we cut out last year. We decided to get some more tools to help us before attempting all the other roots that we need to remove. Friends have told us that we can use some of their stuff that will make the job "much easier." Considering that we did the first two with a shovel and some loppers, just about any tool will make it easier.
Once that project is completed in probably another month or two, it will be time for me to finally decide what to do with the front yard beds. Why did no one mention that yard work never ends?
In other news, I'm in a personal period of discernment. God created a pretty big void for me to just be with no pressing responsibilities. I'm hoping that He speaks into the void and lets me know what I'm supposed to be doing with myself. Until then, I guess, I'll be out digging in the dirt.

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