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seasons greetings

Everyone is flying out of here.Both literally and figuratively speaking. Im doing odd things around my apartment. Well, not odd...shall I say random? Yeah. While listening to the wonderful pandora.

Ill be here over the break as I went home for the summer. Im actually glad about that as I wont have the added stress of flying. Honestly, I was afraid of flying and getting stuck someplace, unable to get home or "home". Call me paranoid. It happened to my friend last year. She got stuck in Europe and almost didnt make it home. God forbid some crazy weather appear and we get stuck in Europe, Chicago, New York, or even Atlanta. I do believe summer is the best time to go home though many would agree that any time is the best time to go home,lol.

How am I going to spend this time? How can I stand to stay here any longer than I have to? Well, Ive done a pretty good job at making the places I live my home. My bed and my husband are here so this is my home.And I will spend my time doing lots of reading and lots of internet time (maybe I have a slight addiction issue), some watching of tv using project free tv, relaxing, maybe getting a bit of sun upstairs, getting out and taking some photos, taking another stab at lightroom and getting better at three weeks will be up in no time.

No big Christmas plans.We are going to a friends for Christmas Eve and nothing planned for the day after. Also no plans for NYE. We will be doing the same thing we did last year I think. We had breakfast and watched movies.

aaaah, the life of an introvert!

If your'e reading this and are a loved one-youre in my heart and in my thoughts. I know you guys will have a wonderful time getting together-eating, drinking, and being merry! Don't let Mrs. O cancel anything,lol. And make sure you have your UAE ornament on the tree!!!!


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