Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Back to business

It feels as though I've been playing catch-up ever since I've been on vacation. I'm 2 steps behind on everything, you know? I suspect there's something wonky going on with the space-time continuum, as I'm quite certain that time is going by WAY faster than it normally does. I mean seriously, we've passed the mid-way point of August? Émilie starts kindergarten next week? Less than a month to go before the Marathon? How did this happen?

Phil is back from his latest business trip, so that should make things a bit easier. I'll be able to get out there and run again, which should be especially nice now that we've finally gotten a break from all the heat and humidity. Maybe it'll help clear my head, as well. All this looming To-Do-ness has me feeling antsy.

I don't know how much longer I can keep this pace up, honestly. I think I need to have a sitdown with myself and establish my priorities. For instance: choir. I'm kind of tired of singing the same old repertoire every year, and I'm just not as motivated as I used to be. I looked into joining a new choir, but while it would definitely be more challenging (they perform with a full orchestra. Swoon!), it also means more of a commitment, and I'm not certain I can do that right now. So that leaves me with some questions to answer: do I stay with this choir and just step down from the board of directors? Do I quit altogether? Ponder ponder...

Hey, have you seen the new Twist Collective? OhMyGosh, they really did a fantabulous job with this one, didn't they? I'm deeply, deeply smitten with these: Peyton, Sottopassaggio, the Vine yoke cardigan, urbanite, Piper, Lorelei... *Sigh* So much to knit, so little time...

Happy Knitting Everyone!

8 comments:

Alrischa said...

Yeah, Lorelai was probably my favorite, though I'll Never get around to it! So many things to do... It just makes you want to lie down and do nothing Ü

I might go have a bath... hehe.

birana said...

You have a lot of questions for yourself... hard choices, but choices to make.. I understand.. i don't have kids and always wanna do everything, but times and rest a re missing sometimes. And I do love Piper too! and also few which I don't remember the name!

Sam said...

Dear Friend !!!
Choir decision: tell yourself that Kindergarten will not be as demanding on you as First grade will. Enjoy it this year - next year may be another thing altogether... However I suspect your daughter being who she is, will be like a fish in a pond with academics !

Mrhide said...

What's she's not telling you is that the new choir actually has a weekend of practice that's at the same time as....rhinebeck!! :D

Caroline said...

Can't you just take a year off from the choir? Or you'd miss it too much? You certainly have a lot on your plate, you're like wonderwoman!

I love the new twist also, especially the two hats. I don't know if I can pull off Piper though.

Knit and Purl Mama said...

I hope you get everything sorted out with Choir.

I like the new twist too - such nice designs.

I also have been feeling lately like I'm two steps behind everything. And that the to-do list is never ending.

Sinéad said...

I hate it when you can't decide what to do.. all I can say is that things always work themselves out eventually. Once Émilie starts kindergarten you'll settle into a routine. Don't give up the choir yet, give it just a little longer until you're really sure.

Sereknitty said...

So many lovelies to choose from! I was so excited about this month's Twist selection!

Re: choir -- flip a coin ... if you're disappointed with the outcome, then you can still choose the other option!