I was going to write a long blog entry about the year that is just wrapping up, maybe answer a bunch of questions like Gillian does every year (now that is dedication!) but I found myself losing interest in answering them around #5. I just can’t lie on those things and telling the truth could get me in a lot of trouble, so why bother?
This is what 2009 was about for me: the absolute highest highs and the lowest lows. I experienced pure, unadulterated joy and rock bottom, brutal sadness. I felt about as angry as I ever have and fear to the point where I thought I might pass out. The longest non-family relationship I’d had ended and I’ve done more traveling this year than any other year of my life. I have loved, laughed, cried, cooked, knitted, sang, snorkeled, danced, skated and flown.
The word to describe 2009 is not ‘meh’ it’s the opposite of that, whatever word that might be. Challenging? Rewarding? Educational? I don’t know.
Anyway. I also figured out how to make pom poms the other day and I have made a bunch for all of us:
I know, eh? You thought those skates couldn’t get any cooler, right? Ta-da!
Also, pom poms for Ari’s ice skates, and one on the tip of Shannon’s xmas hat: