Monday, July 30, 2007

Change Is Good?

A friend asked me the other day, "So, why did you decide to return to blogging?"

I can understand why she was curious to know. Especially since I had told her only a few weeks before that I might "never return to blogging".

It's a legitimate question.

So I tried to think of something smart to say that would make perfect sense and make me seem as though I knew exactly what I was doing. In the end, I had to give in to the truth.

I am flighty and indecisive.

Here's proof.

Remember earlier this year when I had this brilliant idea to move all three of my children into one room and make the spare room a playroom? And then I would turn their bedroom into a medieval castle?

Well, scratch that.

The girls have moved into the playroom and Brother has his own room again.

I don't know what I was thinking, putting two girls and a boy in the same room without any space for them to be alone.

Actually, I do know what I was thinking. I wanted to paint a medieval castle on the wall.

So, with Brother alone in the castle room, I had to rethink things. He certainly wasn't digging the princess on his wall. The easier, and perhaps smarter, solution would have been to just paint a knight over the princess and continue with the castle theme. But when have you ever known me to do things the easy way?

I had to repaint the whole thing, of course.

So, this morning, the top half of the wall is a nice football brown and the bottom half is sky blue. What's next?

Wait and see. It could be different tomorrow.


dcrmom said...

Well, I sure am glad you're back!

Kelli said...

Ok, truth be told - We were all conspiring with the serfs of the kingdom to overthrow the castle so you'd return to blogging.

Looks like we won!


heather said...

looks so great!! i really love your color choices. and where was my frantic rescue me phone call??? my lil painter is growing up.

Emily said...

I don't know what other way to do this, but I'm an editor at a National Women's Magazine. We're working on a story about moms heading back to school. I was reading your earlier posts and am trying to figure out a way to get in touch with you. Should I leave my phone number here?

Thank you.

SuperMom said...

Hey, Emily! Sure, leave me your number. Since I have my kids on here, I'm a bit crazy about my personal information getting out.

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