Showing posts from January, 2012

"A Long December."

So it's a new year.  Twenty-twelve.  It's hard to even fathom that at times.

In retrospect, 2011 was better by leaps and bounds than it's prior few years and I'm so thankful for that.  The tides had finally changed, thus making way for some light to shine in my life.

The year as a whole was better, however, I do admit the holidays were tough, as usual, considering my strained relationship with my family.  Though, I am fortunate to have both former and present in-laws to spend time with and that made the holiday season a whole lot more bearable.  -I suppose family is family, right, no matter what the lines of legality say?  -This was the first year since my ex-husband and I split that we had to do a separate Christmas.  -That was a foreign concept to all of us, I think, after all, our situation isn't typical, and I guess it naturally comes with the territory of getting remarried.

Anyway, we had a successful Christmas...  about 5 to be precise.  Emily made out like a…