it would in fact be true that i have been m.i.a. from this space for the last couple of weeks- much to my disappointment. the past few weeks have zoomed by. which has caused me a wicked case of trying to compile memories from the last few weeks in a matter of minutes. because, you see, i have an obsessive need to keep track of all of my memories. which i do in this very book:
daily i try to sit down and catalog at least one memory from the day. one little moment that i hope i can remember next year when i look back. i have always good intentioned with my journal- but when the choice is presented, and the contender to journaling is sleep, sleep almost always prevails.
so, yes, this past weekend, in an effort to get semi organized before crosby turns one, IN TWO WEEKS, i went through a year of pictures to make a book of the past years highlights. this year, i believe i am going to do it monthly, because this book is certainly going to be at least 100 pages. does shutterfly even make a 100 page photo book? anyways, i was going through all of the 400+ pictures and never found my face without a smile. cody, crosby, and i have made some major memories this year. and some of those memories came without photo proof. which is why i keep the red daily journal. so i can jot down brief moments that i just simply CANT FORGET.
because when we lay down with crosby, and he is dozing off to sleep, and his awesomely perfected sleepy playlist (patting myself on the back) is playing, i work through a series of memory exercises, in which i try to remember all of my favorite memories from the last few months.
because it has almost been a year.
and this time is so fleeting.
it has almost been ONE YEAR people.