It's been a rough couple of weeks. Rough. That about sums it up, and really, that's all I have to say about it. The most crushing events... well, I could never do justice to them with my words. The most insignificant annoyances that added to it all don't deserve any more of my time or emotion. The good news is, I feel as though a much needed respite is coming up. And yes, there were times in the past few days and weeks that I wasn't sure I was going to make it into September... so I feel like that is a mighty big accomplishment! What's kept me going through it all?



And this:


With a dash of this:


And a whole lotta this:


My word, how did I get so lucky?! (And I mean that in all sincerity.)

Now, world, do you think you could give me a little break?!

(And, really, we are all healthy... and that's the most important thing - right?!)