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Wednesday, December 06, 2006


lately i've spent a lot of my time thinking and reflecting on my life. really, what a great life it's been so far. it does not escape me that i have such wonderful and supportive family + friends. i am truly blessed.

after a chaotic year of transition and uncertainty (LIFE!) we are finally settling down to a sense of "normalcy" and stability. i've now been a nanny for this current family for two years. i've been there for every step and stage of development since C was 3 months old and V was born. it's amazing, the experiences i am awarded in being part of this family. it has opened my eyes to so many things. it has molded me and my life will never be the same as it was before.

this year has brought with it every extreme emotion under the sun- from utter despair and confusion to elation, euphoria, bliss. my relationship with my husband was greatly strained for a while and now we're past that and more in love than ever. just when i think my life couldn't get any better, it does. i just have to get over the bumps; the funks. and i do because i have that great of a support system.

a support system and network of friends that encourage and inspire me to be the best me- to have goals and dreams and to strive for them daily. people that are real and face tribulation head on because it's the human condition and not something that should be feared but shared. i consider this year and think ahead to the things i want to accomplish in the next. i have to ask myself, why wait?


Blogger gkgirl said...

why wait indeed!
this was a marvelous post
and a perfect time for it...
i think many of us will
empathize and recognize
the ups and downs you have
written about,
i know i can.

7:50 AM  
Blogger Love Squalor said...

what a beautiful post! it sounds like you have so much to be thankful for this time of year! thank you for sharing and happy happy holidays!

8:47 AM  
Blogger soleclaw said...

Carpe diem! Absolutely!

This is a lovely post, and the photo is superb (as always).

*my verification word this time is "gyroh"! hahaha!

8:52 AM  
Blogger la vie en rose said...

indeed! start right now!

11:39 AM  
Anonymous moki said...

What a great uplifting entry!

10:39 PM  

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