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Where has Joe been?

Posted by joeabbott on December 8, 2012

untitledIn short: taking a break.

I live a charmed life, one in which I have few wants (trick here: be happy with what you have), I’m surrounded by people who support me, and I’m happy. It’s a good life.

And yet, in all the vast riches and rewards that come from the above-mentioned charmed life, I find I need a bit of “me time”; me time that involves just reading, playing games, and enjoying my routine obligations surrounding cats, chickens, and work. It’s a bit petulant to pule about birthday celebrations, family visits, vacation time, preparing for the holidays, and time with the extended family … but I needed a break and took it out of my blog time.

But, that doesn’t mean I’ve been idle!

My last two blog entries covered the bookends on my silence: my sister’s and her husband’s visit (and all the great things we did) and completing LEGO Lord of the Rings. So, what else have I been up to? Just wait and see but, as a teaser, we spent the weekend after Thanksgiving decorating the house for the holidays, visited some local displays, enjoyed a meal at a gourmet restaurant (as well as having a Hobbit Breakfast at Denny’s), and I’m still playing more Xbox games.

So, expect some updates soon, know that we’ve been busy, and above everything else, I’m baaack!

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One Response to “Where has Joe been?”

  1. momma said

    Nice to have you back again, Joe, and it sounds like the break you took was very advantageous for you. Great! We had a nice big snowfall here in Minnesota last night – still coming down a bit – and on a chance I checked in on your Blog, for some early morning pleasure, and was glad to find you here. Yes, happiness does rest on our being grateful for what we have. I am constantly feeling pleasure as I tend to my house, room by room, and enjoy the rest of my activities – and am so glad to have you and the other siblings in my life, to keep me in the loop! Momma

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