But somehow, this winter seemed to drag on more than any other I can remember. Between two kids who were not sleeping well, the job weighing me down, and running a household; this blog - and knitting altogether- became a novelty.
I appreciate those of you who leave comments, even when I am not as present here as I should be. The words of encouragement have kept me going- and this past weekend, this happened:
That's right! I spent a small amount of time knitting. It wasn't much, but it was enjoyable (especially considering that these were the first stitches I have knit since February...yes- February!).
So, I promise you that I am still around, and we are getting by. The change in weather seemed to bring a bit of hope to a long a dreary winter, and I am looking forward to incorporating a little more relaxation time into my schedule in the coming months.
Don't get me wrong, even though I have seen challenges in the past months, my life is not without joy, I know I am so blessed. How could I not be with these two sweet goofballs around:
And guess what? I already have a blog post with actual knitting content scheduled for tomorrow- yipee!