Monday, December 30, 2013

What I Might Have Written

What might I have written if I had written this year?

I might have written about first Independence Day celebrations
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and seeing amazing architecture

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and eating amazing food.

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Maybe I would have written about birthdays:

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or Christmas presents and Christmas lights
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Or a first-ever girls-only trip to Poland
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I could have shown you Fairy Tale German Castles:
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and German Cathedrals:
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and English Cathedrals:
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I might have written about school celebrations
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I could have written about rediscovering favourite places
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I might have even written about the bitter-sweetness of saying good-byes and making yet another international move. Or the elation of returning to a place we have previously loved.

I might have written many things.  But, alas, I did not.  If I had, you would have seen a little of the joy, the sadness, the laughter and even the tears.  Mostly you would have seen this chaotic thing that I call life and (maybe) caught a glimpse of the One who helps me navigate the chaos.  I've missed you.  I hope to be here more.  There are thoughts bouncing around this head that need a place to be voiced.  There are things to record for the pure joy of remembering.  There are others to recount so that lessons are not lost.  Looking forward to a year of new beginnings and re-starts of old passions.

Happy Year's End My Friends.  May 2014 Bring Us Together More.


Tami Boesiger said...

LOVELY pictures, friend. I, too, have lost my fervor in keeping up with the blog. Some things are better savored in your heart, like Mary, you know? Glad to see no good thing's been lost on you. Good to "see" you again.

Megan said...

Happy New Year, my friend! The kids are getting so big! I need to send you a change of address - we moved to Saint Louis :)