I can't believe it's been a year! The last post I wrote on this blog was so emotionally charged. The entire last year seemed that way. 2013 has been a much better year for our family--and it's time I came back out of the shadows, and started journaling our lives again. I wish I could say our lawsuit was finalized, but it's pretty much the same status as 2 or 3 or 4 years ago--which is a stalemate. I'm tired of waiting for something to happen that isn't likely to--and I'm tired of being afraid of bullies. Instagram and Facebook have been nice for little status updates, and pictures here and there, but truth be told, I miss my blog. I miss sharing my feelings. I miss writing, and expressing my thoughts, and the satisfaction of seeing my words and pictures in print every year when I make a photo book. I miss being me. I don't really care who reads these words, because they are mine, and whether you like them or not doesn't matter because they were written for ME. So go ahead...sue me.
Blogging makes ME happy. Writing helps ME feel better. Journaling makes ME happy.
It's time I start doing something for ME again. Heaven knows I've spent plenty of time doing things for others the last few decades of being married and raising children! No matter what life throws your way--if you can't do what makes you happy, what is the point?