Thank you to everyone who wished me well on my house move! It is exactly three weeks since we moved into our new home. The move has been one of the most stressful experiences of my life. Buying a home with your new husband really says, well I guess we are really in this for life! We left the big city we have loved for years (San Francisco) to move out to a town with significantly less happening, and significantly more crickets chirping. I've even seen a baby deer! We still work in the big city but that changes things too. Now we have a whole big commute routine and well life has just changed a lot. We both believe it was the right move, but it is still taking a lot to get used too.
However, while nothing physical was damaged in the move, something very real to me was. My reading and blogging mojo. Perhaps it was in packing up all of my books, I physically saw (and carried) just how many books I haven't had a chance to read that I really really want to because blogging always makes me read the newest and latest and I can't get to the one's that were even just from earlier this year! SO MANY BOOKs that I am dying to read are just tossed to the wayside to make way for the newest books that I am just dying to read. What has all of this done to me? Makes it so I don't even want to read anything. Kinda weird reaction I know.
In so doing, the thought of sitting down at the weekend when I used to blog is quickly overtaken by all of the hundreds (thousands?) of things we need to do to our new home. We bought a semi-fixer upper. It needs a lot of love, leaving me falling into bed at night exhausted and with little time for blogging.
What I do know is this: I've had dips in my reading and blogging before and I've always wanted to come back. I just think I need a break for a bit without deadlines and a pace that just allows me to read how little or how much I want and whatever I want, no matter the publishing date. Hopefully with that, my bloggin feelin will come back. In the meantime, know that I am still reading all of your blogs!
Love ya all,