Checking in from the Boonies

No cell service + very…very….very…slow….internet = a truly relaxing vacation.

I’ve enjoyed two whole days of sitting on comfy recliners, eating yummy food prepared in advance, spending the kind of time with my children that I never seem to find at home.

Tomorrow we head to the Lodge for our first day of Lodging at White Face Mountain, as Jeremy volunteers for the Empire State Games For the Physically Challenged (like Special Olympics). On Sunday we’ll hopefully get Jesse and Claire out on their skis, and I look forward to putting some photos up of our adventures next month.

Meanwhile, forgive my absence on the blog. I had every intention of scheduling some posts over the week and keeping up a pretense of blogging…but I succumbed to the peace and freedom from being almost completely cut off from the outside world.

I’m glad there are still places like this…oh, the silence in the snow-covered Adirondack woods is such a balm to my ears – wish I could record it and put it up here for you all to enjoy…


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  1. says

    So glad you've had such a relaxing time! I think the occasional blogging break is good for the creative process, personally. Looking forward to hearing all your news when you're back in blogging form☺