On Sunday, David and I achieved a monumental moment as new parents by going on our first date since Dmitri was born. That was so weird. I teared up before, during, and after (Let's recap the birth process: baby, placenta, guilt, and the ability to cry at anything and everything). But in the end it was really nice to be able to actually hold my husband's hand, not have to eat in shifts, and have an uninterrupted adult conversation (who knew there was such a thing!)
Yesterday, however. Oh man. I tried to keep Dmitri entertained (he was fussy all day...sigh) while writing a paper that was due today. To put it bluntly, it sucked.... It's nearly impossible to focus when a baby is grabbing your leg, trying to climb to get to you and crying every five minutes. I should slap myself for having thoughts along the lines of "can my life get any worse..." Because, then, late last night, Dmitri unplugged my computer while I was working on my paper, and deleted about 1/3 of it. It was one of those days when I question my existence, my life, meaning, and relationships, which is what happens when I get really pissed off, exasperated, and have no real answers on how to make my life work. In the end, I finally finished it this afternoon. Sigh of relief.
But, it's strange the things that can cheer me up. The UPS man brought me tile samples. Yep, that's all it takes. So next time I'm in a bad mood....just ship some glass tile. Here is what I want to use in the kitchen: I know the subway tiles are all the rage, and I think this a nice little play on that style. (They are 1" x 2").
30 days and we will officially own our farmhouse! I cannot wait to start renovating and making it our own...But most of all, I can't wait to sit out on the porch with ferns, a rocking chair, and some sweet tea. I can't help it, I'm a southern girl from Alabama!