At the same time, I miss writing. I miss blogging and having a record of who I was in that moment.
So... I'm just dropping in to say, I plan on writing more, and sharing more here.
I'm planning on writing some of the stories from my past in a more complete form. I have the journal/blog entries from when I was going through it all, but I'd like to write it all down differently.
A few days ago, I did an interview for a study about Eating Disorders and Spirituality/Religion. She asked me to share the story of my eating disorder and specifically how it related to religion and spirituality. As I shared with her, I made connections I haven't made before. It also felt good to just tell a story from beginning to end (so to speak... Actually, my story hasn't ended yet, but... whatever.)
That's my goal. I'm writing about it, so that I have a better chance of actually doing it.
In the meantime: Here is a bunch of pictures I've taken since the last time I posted.
|BJ enjoying the semi-nice weather on our last ride. (There was snow on the ground in some places, but the sun was out.)
|My family came over for my mom's birthday.
|BJ and I went to Vegas for a tradeshow (for work), but while we were there, we stopped to visit Rick's Restoration.
|We also went to Count's Kustoms
|Sometimes we get bored at tradeshows.
|My brother performed in a benefit concert. They gave away four scholarships that evening, and he got one of them!
|Three of BJ's grandkids came over to ride the horses. J has been riding since he was a baby. He's pretty comfortable up there.
|I love this smile.
|My cat. She was hunting mice, and we were in the way.
|She wasn't so sure at first, but by the end, "Look Grandpa! No hands!" and she wanted to go around several more times after the boys were all done.
|I had an orchestra concert. BJ's daughter took this of us afterwards.
|BJ's mom has been in a Rehab center. BJ's brother and his family started the deck, and BJ and I were there to help finish it up.
|The little dogs were not enjoying the cold.
|They asked me to take their family photos for them. I'm not a photographer, but I sure had fun.
|E (my bro-in-law) and Olive (the dog)
|Sadie, why are you being so naughty?
|BJ helped Sadie get in the pictures.
|Olive's "Batdog" ears make me happy.
|I REALLY want a dog. For now, I have been playing with my sister's three. (Though, they found a home for Bandit! So, now she is back to just two dogs.)
|We went fishing in the dark. Someone told me that was a euphemism for sex... but I didn't know that. We really just went fishing (for Trout) in the dark.
|Sunset while I was at work. (This is the view out my office window.)
|We went to the rodeo with all of BJ's kids and a few of the grandkids. These three loved the barrel races.
|My sister had a birthday. They made her dance.
|This girl makes me smile. (BJ's granddaughter.) She told me to get the camera, because she was in the perfect spot for a photo.
|Carving pumpkins together.
|Making stuff with clay. (BJ's grandsons.)
|We went to cowboy poetry.
|This guy lives across the street.
|We helped BJ's sister and her husband move from Montana back to Utah. (Anyone who is friends with BJ on Facebook saw this picture, cropped a little.)
|BJ's granddaughter's drawing. Do you know who it is?
|Last Christmas BJ bought me a camera. He said that made me the official expedition photographer. I took a photography class and learned how to use it. Now sometimes I can get cool action shots like this one.