Monday, July 21, 2008

They never called . . .

the Swedish Fish people, that is. Maybe one day I'll go to my mailbox and find a bag of those sweet little treats of sugary goodness. One day . . .

I'm swamped. I really am. I finished all the articles due for my new writing gig in record time. I had nearly a week of late nights (or would you call staying up past 2 am early mornings?), but I met the deliverable deadline.

BUT.

I have more work to do. So much so that I should NOT be writing this post. I should be focused on my paying gig (I've gotta save for J's big day--his FIRST birthday. OMG. I'm starting to hyperventilate. Breeeeeaaaatttthhh.).

However, I miss this. I miss just writing. Just sharing stories without an ounce of expectation or obligation. I miss visiting your blogs, reading about your adventures, what your kids are up to, what crazy antics your neighbors are pulling. I miss the pictures. I miss the laughing out loud. I miss shaking my head and saying, "I so get that!"

I'll be back soon . . . until then, I'm forgoing sharing my own stories for awhile so that the time that I do have for the blog world can be spent catching up with you. Gosh, I'm so sweet . . .

**************

Oh, my little man. When will you grow some hair?

Yeah. So what. Go ahead and comment about the socks. I dare ya . . .

49 comments:

Beth from the Funny Farm said...

Send me your address! :-)

Karen MEG said...

Hang in there; working from home, with a baby, plurk, twitter, blog ... almost impossible to keep up with at the best of times.

We know you'll be back!

Karen said...

I just put the store in a hiatus for a few weeks because life is coming at me a little too fast. I know exactly what you're talking about.

Anglophile Football Fanatic said...

It's okay to take breaks. Keep me posted on the job situation. And, don't worry about hair. Mine had almost none until about 17 months.

Kami said...

You make it through and we'll be waiting for you!

Have missed you and forgot you were working for a living. So great that you can do that from home!

:-)

Jenn @ Juggling Life said...

Paid writing gig. Sigh.

Stella said...

How about some salt water taffy? I'll be down the shore...share the address and you could be enjoying some TRUE taffy!!

Neither of my kids had hair for the LONGEST time!

Rachel H. said...

Good luck!!! Hang in there...I miss reading your stuff, but I will take what I can! :)

The swedish fish people probably never called you because I was calling THEM-- I just bought WAAAAAYY to big a bag for our trip home and I noticed a line on their bag--to be eaten with a healthy diet...along those lines. I about died laughing! Had to call to see if that was REAL! :) JK!

Angela said...

Now, now...it has only been 3 days, give them a chance!!!

And could your baby slow down his growin'--he's making us all older. LOL

April said...

I know what you mean - I'm so tired of my real life interfering with my virtual one!

lattemommy said...

We'll miss you while you're off doing your fancy new writing job. Anything for those little bald bundles of goodness, huh? ;)

just jamie said...

I know whatcha' mean ... about missing blog friends AND Swedish fish.

Lori said...

ok we understand the paid gig and your son have to come first. Just drop a not every once in a blue moon while you are in the adjustment phase

Stephanie said...

Happy Birthday to your little one!!

Lori said...

Take your time but know you are missed!

Pam said...

don't worry about us- blogging will always be here, but you have to take care of real life first!

noble pig said...

See you soon!

A Buns Life said...

I know how you feel...you can only do so much. I just got back from a week and a half vacation and didn't go near work or the computer and I missed everyone online but I am totally overwhelmed with everything now....I'll slowly make my way back.
Hang in there, you're doing just fine!!!

Pregnantly Plump said...

I feel your hair pain! Little Elvis is starting to get some longish wisps, but I think he'll be well over 2 before we even think of getting a haircut.

Kathryn said...

When do we find out more about this writing gig of yours?

The one year bday is coming up. Scary, isn't it?

Nap Warden said...

Wow, a paying gig...good for you!

Momo Fali said...

I hope you are kicking butt and getting tons done!

Lisa said...

Didn't know you were rolling in the moolah....what are you writing??? Do tell!

Hope things start to slow down a bit for you!

Mighty said...

Glad you are managing to get your work done, but we do miss you around here! Can't wait to hear all about it. Cute picture of your little lovey by the way.
Take care.

the mama bird diaries said...

Good luck with the writing. We'll wait for you! :)

MamaGeek said...

Socks are the new barefoot.

Hang in there girl. Meetcha at drink-thirty?

Kristen said...

He still is just so cute! Even with just socks! :)

Hang in there, and finish your paying stuff first. We all really can wait!

Kellan said...

He's a little darling! Alexis has a birthday this weekend and I have not done a thing yet - eeeeek!

Nice to see you tonight - take care - Kellan

abby p said...

Keep on keeping on! Only two weeks of this, right?

I can't believe J will be a year. oops. sorry.

he'll still be your baby.

Wendi said...

They will call.
We will be here when you get through with the important stuff.
I am with you...just breathe!
J is working those socks!

krissy said...

Ah....damn work taking you away from me. Damn, Damn, Damn.

If you have 3seconds to send me a picture for my challenge though I would be most grateful. You rock. I need ya!

Good luck with the work thing....damn work! *sigh*

MoziEsmé said...

He's gorgeous - hair or no hair!

Sandy C. said...

Oh hun, you are doing the ultimate juggling act. Hang in there!

I want to hear more about this writing gig too :)

Kimmylyn said...

Life really does go by way to fast.. we will still be here for ya when you get back.. :)

Jules said...

Maybe if the SWEDISH FISH people see SWEDISH FISH enough times then they will call. Just helping you along. :)
SWEDISH FISH
SWEDISH FISH
SWEDISH FISH
SWEDISH FISH
SWEDISH FISH

Good luck on your writing. And who are you writing for? C'mon, spill the beans...... uh, the basket of SWEDISH FISH I mean. :)

Veggie Mom said...

He doesn't need hair when he's got those fanTABulous socks! BTW, don't forget the Great Pop'rs Giveaway! The more you comment, the better chance you have of winning--Check it out!

Burgh Baby's Mom said...

I miss you! I hope that you manage to crank out the work and get all caught up soon.

Immoral Matriarch said...

Damn those swedish fish folks!

abby p said...

Did they call yet? I sent them an e-mail for you!!! But you have to share if they send you anything.

Pinky swear?

huddtoo said...

I probably would not have even noticed the socks...had you not mentioned it!! ; )

He will get hair...eventually. Just think of the money you can save on hair cuts! You can use that extra haircut money on a monkey or something for his bday party. hehe

Good luck with your writing! Thanks for all the LOL's you have provided me as well!

Steph said...

Oh but he looks cute without hair! hurry back!

the planet of janet said...

you get paid to write?

sigh.

i wish.

and thanks for stopping by. you're right -- we do have a lot of mutual buds :-)

Jennifer said...

sorry you haven't heard from the SF company. :( BUt like you said maybe one of these days they will be in touch. lol A girl has got to dream. :)

I love the pic of J... can he get any cuter?? really. Hair or no hair, he is ADORABLE!!

congrats on getting your work done!! :) I couldn't imagine having a deadline... I don't do well w/ stuff like that at home... when I worked outside the house, I was good with it... on the ball and ontop of my game... now, not so much. lol

I'll be waiting here when you come back!!

xoxoxo

Meg said...

Hang in there sweetie, this too shall pass!

Angie @ KEEP BELIEVING said...

Take your time. Prioritize. Regroup. Do it your way on your schedule. It will all be more enjoyable when you do.

KEEP BELIEVING

Veggie Mom said...

Hey there! Please come on over and join our campaign to e-mail Oprah. We're trying to get Uncle Lynn and his fanTAbulous Pop'rs on the show. The Pop'r King on Oprah? I've got my fingers crossed...

Lindsay said...

Geesh, just as I find your site, you have to go and get a paying gig....figures - that seems to be my "luck" these days. Oh well - I look forward to reading more, eventually.

Oh, and just be thankful he's a he...and not a she - that makes the lack of hair thing really cute.

LiteralDan said...

I feel the same way this week-- I preposted for the week and have been slaving away, missing the simple joys of my lil ol' blog.

Hang in there!

Jamie said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE Swedish Fish! They make my day sometimes! Oh, before I forget I'll be adding you to my blogging peeps so I'll most definately be back!

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