7.16.2012

Ahhh...

Hi there! Did you miss me? I'm back, and I'm here to tell you that UNPLUGGING is the best thing I have done for my mental health in a long time. It was so nice not to worry or care about who commented on the blog, how many hits I got that day, if I was tweeting enough, or who gave me a thumbs up on Facebook. In fact, it put life back into perspective and was a much needed reminder that there is more to life than this computer screenSeven days - no Facebook, no instant tweet updates, no blog posts, and limited texts (to my sister) and computer usage (to rent bikes, make tee-times, and plan a day trip to Savannah).

So what did I do?

I finished one and a half books. I swam in the pool. I rode bikes on the beach with my husband to watch the sun rise. I cooked gourmet meals for my family which we ate outside while enjoying the ocean view. I got seasick on a boat to Savannah, GA and I saw "Forrest Gump" on a trolley. I watched Bill Cosby lip-sync to Ray Charles, and laughed my head off when Barney told Andy that "Where there's smoke, there's fire water!" I took pictures to share with you...


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I enjoyed each and every day - what did YOU do this week?

10 comments:

  1. I missed your posts last week, but it looks like you had a wonderful time. Welcome back!

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    1. Thanks, Christi! That's really sweet of you, and it's good to be back!

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  2. Welcome back to the 'real' world. I am so glad you had a fantastic time in SC...the beach is always good for the soul.

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    1. Agreed! The beach is ALWAYS good for the soul. At least, it is for me.

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  3. 'Unplugging' is one of my favorite things about going on vacations!
    Glad you had fun... glad to have you back, too!

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    1. Thanks, Elizabeth! It was so good to be away, and it's great to be back!

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  4. It looks lovely! So glad you enjoyed your time away and even more glad that you've decided to plug back in. I worried you might decide to go off the grid all together. ;)

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    1. Thanks, Molly. It WAS lovely, and I briefly considered going off the grid (at least, personally - not for work, obviously! HA!).

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  5. Ooooh it looks fabulous! last week we had 4 days in the blue mountains semi unplugged. i was speaking at an mk camp in the mornings and chilling taking bushwalks and drives in the crisp winter air with the fam!

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    1. How did it go at the MK camp, Sophie?? As much as I love summer and going to the beach, I long for crisp autumn walks! Sounds delightful!

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