Monday, May 30, 2016

Memorial Day Campout

This year I went to the Memorial Day Campout my church does every year...this was a first for me... I really enjoyed it, mostly for just the newness if it, but also I enjoyed visiting with friends.
We had beautiful weather, very sunny and hot for the most part, but the shade was pretty chilly.... I never knew if I need my sweater or not. We spent most of our time sitting in camp or walking since there really isn't much else to do there, other than visit... We also went to the falls near by and that was absolutely beautiful! I loved seeing people I don't usually see though sometimes it was pretty nerve-racking to see others I try to avoid.... I don't like talking to "strangers"!
We did lots of singing around the fire the first night and I really LOVED that!
Here are some pictures that I took on my phone so they probably aren't the best quality. They aren't in any kind of order either.













 
 
I didn't get any pictures of going to the falls because I left my phone in the van, not good service and tried not to use up battery any more than necassary so didn't get a whole lot of pictures altogether.
 
Hope you anjoy these!
God's Peace,
Marita


Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Small Steps

Hey! It has been a while since I last post. I have been busy with work and trying to get ready for summer (getting appointments out of the way, etc...) so I haven't had time to really sit down and write. The weather here has been beautiful and the few rain showers are a refreshing. I am totally loving this spring, though it is a bit hotter than I would have chosen. All this sunshine is making me want to get my toes in dirt and plant a garden! I love gardening and harvest time!
Anyways, been doing a lot of dreaming lately... I am trying to start an Etsy shop so have been reading up and knitting like crazy these last few days. I am so excited to at least be making a start toward my dream of owning my own store. Honestly, I am nervous too, for I don't know much legal stuff....been researching like crazy all the ins and outs of online businesses. I do hope that someday I can turn it into more than just an online business. But just these last few weeks though I haven't quite had time to work much on it.
 My boss's husband passed away about 3 weeks ago so work has been way busier...not the easiest weeks of my life. Though I am not terribly close to her or her family, these last few weeks have been stressful. Slowly things are getting into a new "normal".
 I am getting anxious for Marissa and I to find a place of our own... I feel so stuck and unable to make steps towards that goal. By the time I finish work each day I want to go home and sleep. I don't enjoy my job, though I have always counted myself lucky that I don't work anywhere else, but being the only employee is a stress load I would rather not have. I don't feel I have time to even think these days...
 I do hope that Marissa and I can find our own place and perhaps then life could get into a routine where I could actually dream again and think that dreams were possible... I have always dreamed only possible dreams and now when all things in life seem impossible I have stopped dreaming for the most part.
 This Memorial weekend a group of us are planning on going to our church camp out. I have never gone and am quite nervous but I am so tired of the same ole, same ole... I do enjoy being with new people so I am looking forward to it, but I always feel...different from most people, I guess. I always go overboard and am too bold and loud. I usually end up embarrassing myself and those with me... Anyways, enough of my troubles... :P

God's Peace,

Marita