December 26, 2013

Taking Stock Again


Cue everyone making fun of my messed up toes...

Remember this post back in October? Well, being that the end of the year is drawing near I figured now would be a great time to take stock again. Sometimes it's the little things that give us the most joy, ya know?

Making: mental notes for mine and my mom's big trip in June. Any guesses where we're going?
Cooking: chocolate chip cookies when my mom gets home from work. I guess it's technically baking, but that's not an option.
Drinking: gl├╝hwein later this evening. I can't wait to make another batch.
Reading: nothing sadly. I wanted to read some over this break, but it just hasn't happened, and I can't see it happening before I head back to Kennesaw.
Wanting: time to speed up and slow down at the same time. I feel like I'm at a cross roads of wanting to dive into the future head first and wanting to just stay where I'm at for as long as I possibly can.
Looking: at these peanut blossom cookies that we made yesterday. I think I know what I'll be eating once I finish this post.
Playing: Candy Crush again. I got stuck on level 181 for like three months and didn't play as much, but I finally beat it, and now I'm all over that game.
Wasting: away again in Margaritaville... Okay, not really. But I've been enjoying my wine this whole break, and I'm by the beach, so it works.
Wishing: for flight prices to go down.
Enjoying: some good ole R&R. I love being home.
Waiting: patiently for 2014. I have a feeling there will be many big moments this coming year.
Liking: all my Christmas presents!
Wondering: if my parents will just leave the Christmas tree up for the rest of the time I'm home.
Loving: all the home-cooked meals I've had since I've been home.
Hoping: the weather will warm up again. It was 80 degrees a couple days ago. 80!
Marveling: at how many people my age and younger are getting engaged/married/pregnant. WE ARE TOO YOUNG, PEOPLE!
Needing: some clothes for a small ski trip next week with Bryan and his friends.
Smelling: the end of the holidays. Does anyone else notice how Christmas trees just smell different after the 25th?
Wearing: my Gamma Phi Beta spirit jersey, yoga pants, my new house slippers, and a lot of dog hair.
Following: someone else's lead for once. It takes two to make a relationship work.
Noticing: that I can't please everybody.
Thinking: about what I'm going to do with one of my plants. I think it's gotten too big for my apartment...
Feeling: nervous for spring semester to start. The beginning of the end...
Opening: my eyes to reality.
Giggling: at my dog. Y'all, he is so funny. So much expression and personality.

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