July 15, 2009
i'm here to reassure you that i have not given up on writing this blog. but i've learned that i will have to be okay with a summer slow-down. every time i get on the computer, it feels like i've dropped off the face of the blog earth. every time i think about blogging, i realize that it's been days and days since i've posted anything. and that's going to have to be alright. i'll just have to deal.
i don't want posting to become something that i stress out about. i don't want to feel like i need to do it so that i can check a box. it should not be a chore. sometimes i tend to do that. i turn the sweet things into a big, bad to-do list. shame on me. so, in order to prevent that from happening here, i will learn to be happy with the sporadic.. instead of striving for daily.
and now, as a blatant rebuttal to all of my big talk about slowing down, this afternoon i sat myself down and spent my whole break on the computer. i'm not sure that's such a good thing. but no matter. it was fun. and i have another piece of the list for you today.
we've started using this wicked sweet watkins' lemon spray in the camp kitchen and i am loving it. it smells like liquid lemon drops. and it even says it has 'conscience-clearing power'. woohoo. when i added the lemon heaven to my list, that's when i realized that it was high time i cut another snippet and stick it in this spot. here you go. i may not be back in for a few days. and that's okay.. right? will you still be my readers? i really hope so. i really like you guys.
687. watkins' lemon all-purpose cleaner
370. seeing random acts of chivalry
686. chopping with a really sharp knife
655. bags of jumbo jet-puffed marshmallows
655.5 smelling the marshmallow sweetness through the packaging
670. the look of bare nails + tan skin
289. summery skirts
461. white chocolate kit-kat bars at halloween time
341. shirts that never wrinkle
392. the song 'oh, what a beautiful morning' from oklahoma
398. the smell of a chocolate cake in the oven
688. getting something done in one sitting
556. learning new words
526. documentaries that are really well done (specifically 'the king of kong.' you must see.)
672. t-shirts that have numbers on the back

10 comments:

Ash said...

It's okay, Summer! No worries... I think everyone's more relaxed in the summer. I say, enjoy camp and don't worry too much about posting all the time. Blogging's fun, not a job, right?

ashley maureen said...

i do miss your more routine posts, but it makes it all the better when i see a new post after a few days. it's the little things, right?

i am struggling with the same thing, anyway... it seems as though i've been living out of a suitcase lately, and blogging has taken a backseat to life.

glad to hear you're doing well. love the lists as always :)

Kelli said...

Mmm...white chocolate Kit Kat. I'm glad you are enjoying your summer and feel free to stop in when you can...no need to stress. You enjoy one of your favorite place on earth!

Holly & Helen's Hassack said...

you not blogging as often, let me catch up on your previous blogs i never was able to read! & now i want to go watch oklahoma.

kitchendoor said...

I would love to spend some time in that kitchen. Love the floor. And the conscience-clearer.

Jillian said...

At least you have a good excuse not to blog! I just don't have much inspiration right now.

Also...will have to check out that lemon spray. Looks awesome.

Kerri Lynne said...

that's the beauty of following blogs...even if you're gone for a little while, i catch your posts when you pop back up, so don't worry about losing readers!

everyday that slips by without hearing from you, we all just assume you're having a blast at camp! so keep on enjoying your summer, girl!

mj said...

loved #370 and #672 of the list. i'd add that kitchen floor to it too. :) don't stress about blogging often ... *enjoy* your days at camp!

Renee said...

where can we find that wonderful lemon spray? I would LOVE to have it!

madeline said...

King of kong lol!!! :)

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Hello, I'm Summer. A people-loving introvert whose hope and life is in Jesus. His promises are my passion and my ministry is homelife. This blog is a place for me to write about everyday things. Especially food. My favorite thing to do is sit around a table, lingering over a long meal with good conversation. I live with my husband and our 2 littles. We like blizzards, thrifting, grammar, guacamole, cheerful hearts, nice manners, good movies, and making simple, real, nutrient-dense food.

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