Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Where I Have Been

Wow, time really slips away when you're tumbling. Ever since November 30, I have felt like God or the Universe picked up the snow globe I inhabit and shook it hard...and when the flakes finally settled, we were in some foreign space and trying to find a foothold.

Since I last wrote...

I have moved from the little house in the woods to the big house beside the busy highway in civilization (thank you, Jess, I like the way you phrased that). We moved in with my mother to take care of her. One day - and I fervently hope that one day is far, far in the future - this will be home, but for now, I'm trying to adapt.

Mom has been in the hospital, which precipitated our move. We had spent the night because she was sick, and at 3 a.m. I heard her fall. Now...had she been alone, I shudder to think what might have happened. And shortly after she came home from the hospital, she informed me that I was now living with her. I'm glad it was her decision and not mine. Makes it so much easier.

And so, coming home from work, I turn right instead of left. I am living life in an "L", and hope to be back when the dust finally settles, or at least when I'm sure the snow globe won't be shaken for a while.

So - a belated Happy New Year to all of you, and give me some time to get around to you all again. Take care!

9 comments:

Leigh said...

Mara, It's so nice to see an entry from you. It sounds like your life has been turned upside down. Things will settle and you'll find a routine....

Hugs, Leigh

Paula said...

I was just thinking about you yesterday. I'm glad you're okay and hope that snow globe settles down soon.

Robin said...

The song playing right now on your blog (that I can't hear, but it says that's what's playing), is The Beatles' "Let it be." Somehow that seems a bit fitting, other than wanting your mother's health improved and her home safely again. May this be time for you to share with her, in the good and the bad no doubt, but hopefully more good than bad. I'm glad for the update. One day, one week, at a time......

Terri said...

So glad to hear from you Mara...

Thank goodness you were at your moms when she fell..keeping her in my prayers....

Hugs
Terri

Indigo said...

The snowglobe was a very apt description hon. I think your Mom decideding you were moving in with her was a a great ideal. When things settle down, I look forward to hearing from you again dear one. You have been missed, but it's understandable why. (Hugs)Indigo

Lori said...

I'm glad your mom let you know that she needed you. I hope things are settling down a bit for you and you're feeling more at home, and I certainly hope your mom is doing well. Please take care, and drop in when you have a moment.

natalie said...

my goodness! I was sick last week and I didn't know your mom was ill and that you moved
hope all is ok
love,natalie

roberta said...

JUST TAKE IT DAY BY DAY MARA. THINGS WILL FALL INTO PLACE..BE WELL MY FRIEND..ROBERTA

Mark and Elayne said...

I have been in that snow globel so I understand what you mean. I took some time away as well. Keeping you and your mum in our prayers.