Song for the Summer

Today’s Daily Prompt is:

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We all have songs that remind us of specific periods and events in our lives. Twenty years from now, which song will remind you of the summer of 2014?

This is hard to say.  I have do have several songs that remind of different times in my life.  Will Smith’s “Summertime” will always be the Summer of 1991 at the County Fair.  Garth Brooks “Shameless” (really that entire album) is the Summer of 1992.  And The Proclaimers “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” will always be the Spring and Summer of 1993.  But thing with those songs is that there are also specific people that are tied in with those memories.  Usual whomever I was currently crushing on at the time, but also other friends that were there.  -“500 Miles” is actually my husband’s and my song.  Our first date was to see Benny and Joon and that song was in it.-

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Short version… not dead.

Sherlock and I.  Still tight.  Not dead.

Sherlock and I. Still tight. Not dead.

Today marks my one year anniversary at my “new” job.  It also marks the day I ran out of time for daily blogging.  And I miss it.

I don’t think I have it in me to ramble on daily again.  I get palpitations just trying to figure out when I can find the time to fit it in.  But I am going to make a more concerted effort to get my thoughts out of my head and down on paper internet again.

In a quick recap, since I last blogged on November 28th:

Christmas, New Years, cold, snow, cold, snow, finally Spring, started landscaping the front of the house, planted garden, finally Summer(!), 4th of July, haircut, today.

I’m totally glossing over so many good and bad things and that’s part of why I want to get back to writing all of this down.  I don’t want to forget any of it.  So, this is me, saying that I’m going to be popping in much more often.  I need to sit down and do some brainstorming and planning on what exactly I want to accomplish here, but I’m back.

I'm back!

I’m back!

 

 

30 Day Challenge: Gratitude: Day 28

Nighttime:

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I’m fascinated with space and the stars.  When I’m outside at night, you’ll usually find me looking up.

Note: I am following the suggested prompts from Positively Present’s 30 Day Photo Challenge: Gratitude from last year.  Please join in!  Visit and like the Life With the Girl Next Door facebook page and share your gratitude photos with the rest of the community!

30 Day Challenge: Gratitude: Day 27

Daily Routine:

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It’s not the exact same everyday, but a lot of what is on the grid is what I’m doing each day.

Note: I am following the suggested prompts from Positively Present’s 30 Day Photo Challenge: Gratitude from last year.  Please join in!  Visit and like the Life With the Girl Next Door facebook page and share your gratitude photos with the rest of the community!

 

30 Day Challenge: Gratitude: Day 26

Transportation:

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What I want to drive on what I actually drive.  :)

Note: I am following the suggested prompts from Positively Present’s 30 Day Photo Challenge: Gratitude from last year.  Please join in!  Visit and like the Life With the Girl Next Door facebook page and share your gratitude photos with the rest of the community!

30 Day Challenge: Gratitude: Day 25

Artwork:

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Colten made this in Art.  I love the colors!

Note: I am following the suggested prompts from Positively Present’s 30 Day Photo Challenge: Gratitude from last year.  Please join in!  Visit and like the Life With the Girl Next Door facebook page and share your gratitude photos with the rest of the community!

30 Day Challenge: Gratitude: Day 24

Gratitude:

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I found these printable cards online.  I’m going to hand them out to folks over the next couple of weeks.  Here’s one for you!

Note: I am following the suggested prompts from Positively Present’s 30 Day Photo Challenge: Gratitude from last year.  Please join in!  Visit and like the Life With the Girl Next Door facebook page and share your gratitude photos with the rest of the community!