*It's What Life is All About...Be Sure to Enjoy the Ride...
After a long weekend here in Canada (in celebration of Easter), I am finding it particularly difficult to get motivated. Mondays are difficult at the best of times, but now I’m also contending with a chocolate hangover. It’s already 2:00 p.m. and I’m still procrastinating on tasks from this morning, so you can just imagine how much I haven’t accomplished today, nor do I really plan to (honesty is the best policy). Tomorrow is a new day.
Well technically, I didn’t take a summer vacation, but I thought it would be fun to take a look back at the Summer of 2009 and reflect for a moment. The weather was the worst possible in memory.Although I do have a selective memory and could be embellishing the facts because I’m slightly jaded that Labor Day signals the “end of summer” for me, I stand by the statement that this summer’s weather was crappy.June and July were the rainiest on record (at least it was where I live near the North Pole) and August was colder than usual.I don’t know what I’ve done to piss off Mother Nature, but I’ve certainly been punished – perhaps it’s my lack of enthusiasm for the winter season. After 3 years, J and I completed the last phase of our deck and landscaping in the backyard.It looks fantastic and perhaps next summer, I will actually be able to enjoy it. I’d post a picture if J wasn’t paranoid that some internet stalker will be able to identify where we live by the photo and show up unannounced in…