I'll be the first to admit that any outsider peering in on my life would likely come to the conclusion that it is not very exciting. They would conclude wrongly, of course, but I can see how it might happen. Most of my excursions outside the house only go as far as the mailbox, and those that do go farther usually end at the grocery store. My typical footwear is socks and slippers rather than dancing shoes or high heels.
But don't let those indicators deceive you. I get excited frequently, by lots of things. I'm excited right now!
I'm so excited that it's Bountiful Basket pick-up week! It's so much fun to get my box of fruits and veggies, peruse through it, identify any unfamiliar items and then scrounge for recipes for the items I've never served/cooked/prepared before. Exciting! Very! To me, anyway.
I'm so excited that the local homeschool group is meeting next week! We've been seriously slacking, and it's been months since we all got together just for fun. And, this get-together will include a planning meeting to insure that these exciting gatherings continue happening regularly throughout the year. So stinking exciting! Yea!
I'm excited that we're going to take a spring break trip next month and still finish school earlier than usual this year! Those school hours we logged during the summer have come in so handy for being able to take time off and still stay on schedule. Can you feel my excitement yet?
And speaking of that spring break trip -- I'm sooooo excited to see my nephew again! It's been three months and I miss him so much and just can't wait to smootch his fat round cheeks. Sigh… I can almost smell the Johnsons baby products already. Swoon with excitement.
And not only that, mi hermana y yo get to spend a few (too few) days at my parents' home and have a girls get-together that will bring all six of us best-friends-since-before-we-can-remember-girls together for the first time in over two years. Uber-excitement! Can you feel it radiating off the screen yet?
And as if all that isn't enough excitement to knock your socks off, every day this incredible man who spoils me just rotten walks in the door and showers me with love and affection and lattes and says he's the luckiest guy around. He's nuts, but he's very exciting. And in his absence his four handsome offspring are here to do the majority of the household cleaning chores, the excitement of which is nearly indescribable.
So there you go. Looks can be deceiving. This mama's life is rife with excitement!