We got a rhyme for rain: rain, rain, go away. Come again some other day. What about snow? Why don’t we have a rhyme for snow? Snow, snow, you really blow. Go pile on someone else’s toe. Feh, not exactly Hallmark sentiment, is it?
It’s not the snow, though, that’s been making things slow around the Cafe. I warned you back in December that I won’t be posting much due to our quest to making our house look spiffy to sale. And that’s pretty much been the case. We’ve been doing so much work, I haven’t done much of anything. No blogging, no writing. When I do, it’s quickly snatched moments of time: 5 minutes before I paint trim, a couple of minutes just before I head to bed, utterly exhausted. Occasionally, my hubby has watched the boy so I can escape to Panera and catch up on stuff there. Writing’s almost become like a date for just myself. (You got a couple of hours to spend just to yourself. Are you going to the mall to buy something? No, I’m gonna write! Yay!)
However, today, I can finally see hope on the horizon. The major renovations have been done, so mostly it’s just little things on the house that needs fine tuning. Oddly, it’s also the little things that’s driving us the most mad. But we knew that. We knew that when we decided to do this, by the time this part rolled around, my hubbie and I will be snarling at the house and each other like frothing dogs. But that’s the case of any type of move. It makes you crazy. What was it about moving being one of the most stressful things in a person’s life?
I think I’m rambling. I’m not surprised. But the fact that I’m sitting here, butt in chair, writing this out means that time is finally freeing up again, that I actually can sit and write and breathe.
Boy, do I miss it.
I know that it’s a respite. Once the house sells, then the flurry of activity increases again. And let’s not even think yet of what will happen once we get to Madison. But for now, I’m going to enjoy having some writing time that’s somewhat close to my pre-move schedule. Maybe I’ll even tackle working on the Cafe itself–a renovation that’s long overdue…
Oh, and by the way, just because I haven’t been able to do writing much this past month doesn’t mean that my stories have been sitting idle. Stay tuned to the Cafe for some awesome announcements over the next couple of weeks.