Monday, August 31, 2009

"Some think it's holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it's letting go." - Sylvia Robinson

Off they go, out into the world! Well, the world of preschool, which is a whole new world for them. It will be a new world for me as well. As the boys begin to do their "own thing", I will be doing my own thing as well. It's strange, you do get used to doing everything for your babies, anticipating what they need, planning activities so that you can all enjoy the days instead of driving yourself crazy. I will still be doing all of this, but I will have some time without the boys for the first time in a while.

There are plenty of things that I want to do, go to the gym, set up the house, meet some friends, start cooking, etc.. I want to ease into it rather than take it all on and burn out. Until we move, I will be hanging around the towns near school since I don't yet have a house to return to. It will be nice to get the lay of the land by myself.

Maybe I will sit at a coffee shop and read my book for a while. It's a pretty interesting and true story about the raid on Baltimore, Ireland by some pirates from Algiers in 1631. They took almost the entire village prisoner and held them as slaves in North Africa. It's called "The Stolen Village" by Des Ekin. The book talks a lot about piracy, and just how precarious life was for most people in the 17th Century!


1 comment:

  1. SOunds like you have it all figured out - time for them, time for you. Think of how much you'll all have to talk about;) Adorable picture.