Home. We’re home! We’re finally home! We’ve been reunited with our Annie-girl and we’re all settling into this new forever, one box at a time.For the most part, I’ve felt more peaceful and less electric than I have in months, and it’s amazing how quickly my body has adjusted to losing the feeling that every nerve is on edge and waiting to fire. It’s weird but welcome. Definitely welcome.
The only downside to being here is that we have no internet. Not like “it just hasn’t been connected yet” no internet. I mean, none of the internet providers serve our part of this neighborhood yet and none of them have any sort of timeframe for when they will. So that’s been very fun. I have all kinds of things I want to write about here but blogging from my phone is really just a stopgap and not a permanent solution. Not to mention the fact that I can’t work until I have access again.
In some ways it’s been freeing not having internet. I didn’t even know Kim Kardashian was pregnant until after the news had already stopped trending on Facebook and the kids are slowly breaking their Kinder Surprise Egg video addictions. (Seriously. Millionaires on YouTube who just…play with toys.)
Anyway. I’ve been sort of forcibly unplugged for a bit and there are perks, like being able to enjoy just being here in our home. Together.
There’s no place else I’d rather be.
John (Daddy Runs a Lot)
Wednesday 3rd of June 2015
I hate the feeling you describe -- where it feels like something/anything is going to go wrong . . . and then, when something does go wrong, you convince yourself that it was just a precursor for what's to come.
But maybe that's just me.
Anyway, I'm SUPER glad to hear that you've passed such feelings.
Though I do hope the internet gets figured out very quickly. Because I'm *SUCH* an amazing parent, my kids each have their own iPad - the original thought was to help to keep them entertained on car rides, and that spread to "while at a restaurant" and randomly at home. Whenever we head out, though, the kids ask "do they have WiFi there?" because, well, while I may spoil my kids with technology, I'm not about to get them a data plan as well, so the iPads can only speak to the outside world via WiFi. Which was great until the kids learned that I could tether my phone . . . you'd be surprised how often "WiFi breaks" in daddy's truck.
Tuesday 2nd of June 2015
So happy for all of you.