My thoughts have been scattered lately, and I have to force myself to focus on each task as it comes up and not waste time—but I do like to daydream when I have a few minutes to myself. I've been balancing my work time between writing and Long Ridge instruction. Now that the girls are adults, family time has shifted. With Alison and Jason living so far away, most of our communication is electronic. Lauren is still busy looking for her first job out of college, so that's the focus of many conversations around here. With Wally in the financial services industry, the remainder of our dinnertime talk is centered around what everyone else in the country is talking about: the economy. During my alone, non-working time, I do way too much e-mail checking and web surfing, so I'm working on pulling away from the computer and getting out more.
My daughter Alison and son-in-law Jason continue to get ready for their baby. I love how they discuss the highlights of nesting on their blog.
My younger daughter Lauren and a friend of both of my daughters, Tina, have been hanging out lately. Since Tina is working on building her photography business, she’s been snapping shots of everything and everyone. She posts some of the pictures on her blog and website, so take a look if you have time.
The Tampa Bay Rays are in the World Series, which is probably a major reason for my scattered thoughts—and definitely the reason I'm sleep deprived. Last night they scored a free taco from Taco Bell for everyone in the