I miss my blogging, now that things have kind of calmed down and we've settled in for the long (or maybe, hopefully, not-so-long) wait! So I thought I'd just post a message to let you all know I'm still here. We're just hangin' out, waiting for our kid. Nothing new at all to report...believe me, you'll be the first to know!
We've been doing a lot of visiting with family lately...the loss of Jasmine is still very painful and present, but we are finding joy and comfort in the times we spend with our loved ones. Latest thing: Steve, Kyla, and Ava came to visit us this weekend, and we had such fun! Ava is a piece of work: talking up a storm now, and she LOVED Jupiter. No fear at all. Just wanted to hug him and "fluff the puppy" all weekend long. She kept calling him Puppy. It was so cute!
We have a bunch of road trips coming up: a family reunion this weekend in PA, then Ava's birthday party in NJ, and a fun long weekend visiting one of my oldest and dearest friends in NC.
This fall we'll be married 10 years (AND I turn 40! What a fall it will be!), and we've decided to take a long, much-overdue getaway vacation. Probably to the Caribbean or Mexico. Preferably all-inclusive. I want to be pampered, baby! I'm doing the research now (we'll be traveling in early November), and I'm just completely overwhelmed and stumped as to where we should go. We went to St. Lucia for our honeymoon; been to Puerto Rico already. I kind of don't want to go somewhere we've already been. So far, several resorts in Mexico (Ixtapa/Ziehuatenaho region), Barbados, Turks & Caicos, Bermuda, and Jamaica seem awfully appealing. Any suggestions? I'm such a terrible decision maker, and the more options, the longer it takes me to decide. Jeff would like some mountains, as well as beach (which is why St. Lucia would be good, but we've already been there). If you have a recommendation, please post a reply here. I'd love to get a good word-of-mouth recommendation. Those are the best kind!
Talk to everyone soon! Hope your summer has been fun so far...ours has.