January: Started new job at a call center. The working environment was a tad different than I was used to, let’s just say.
February: A (god)mother loves with all her heart. I dedicated my Valentine’s Day post to the wonderous Goddaughter of Love, Lauren.
March: Wrapped in a big bubble of love There are no words to describe this month. Just none.
April: Relay for Life at UVA and a special speech in honor of my godchild. Here’s a snippet:
May: Well, I contemplated life in a convent and decided that if it didn’t have wireless, it wasn’t gonna work for me:
July: BLOGATHON! 24 hours of bloggy goodness served up piping hot by me and cousin ‘O Love. Check out the 5am entries for rambling on about nothing. Yeah. Good times.
Check out this fabulous bit of writing:
August: Goodness! I was full of seething rage for Kevin Federline! Clearly, I had gone insane!
September: Ah yes. That thing they call work. And here’s the first time Boss McTizzypants visits us on this here blog:
October: So, yeah. This was a fun month. Props to me and PiK for stepping up to the scary ass plate and thwacking the hell outta that ball! Woot! Woot!
November: It is no coincidence that Mom and Lauren passed away in the same year. None at all. Before I left for Sancta Sophia, we got news that mom’s uterine cancer had spread. The doctors told me she had about three months. Turns out, it was three weeks. After spending 10 days in the high vibrational energy on the mountain, I returned to watch my mom slip away before my eyes. She promised me before I left that she would be there when I got back and she was, but not for long. I am thankful she didn’t suffer a long time. Here’s part of the eulogy I wrote and read at her funeral mass:
December: I looked at the few entries I have made this month and none of them are in the least noteworthy. This year has worn my ass out, y’all. Losing my mom and goddaughter, working, not-working, working again, getting promoted, trip to and being accepted at Sancta Sophia seminary, Relay for Life, blogathon, new friendships, renewing old friendships, writing, reading, crying … I could go on and on. This month has been one of reflection. And … taking a breath.
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