Cheers to the New Year

It's been a little over a month. I've been a little quiet. We've had some big changes. Tom landed a job back home. Our family is knitted back together in close proximity again. It's been an adjustment and it hasn't been as awkward or uncomfortable as I was anticipating. Not that it's uncomfortable to live …

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New Goal

Hey, world. My name is Carly, and I'm a shopoholic. Not in the sense that it consumes me and that I've created a heavy weight of debt due to unnecessary purchases. But I love shopping. I love it so much I just wish I could have all the things. I'm not sure why this compulsion …

Managing

I only have a few minutes here, but I haven't written in a while and it's always a relief when I do. Tom came home last weekend. As always, it's nice to see him. This time around felt a little different which seemed somewhat concerning. I can't really explain it, but I don't think that …

To the Grind

The house is a little quieter now. A little empty once again. Even with the T.V. on, the coos of Elsie and the mechanical noise of her rocker, it's a little still and quiet. Daisy has moved herself out to the patio to lay in the sun. Her colors show beautifully in the sun and …

Content

Some people find that being content is a danger, a bad place to be. I find it perfect. I'm perfectly content right now. I'm not down, I'm not up, I'm content. Riding out the waves, adjusting as they come, enjoying the ride and the views, so to speak. Had my follow up doctors appointment today. …