I haven't been able to get Christmas cards out for three years.
I always want to. I call the kids together and pull their holiday best over their heads and herd them outside where I know the natural light will make up for my lack of photography skills. I pose the kids, I yell at the kids, I scream at them to smile at the same time and quit looking in different directions OMG can you just!!!??
I take ten shots before one of them stands up and barks, "I'm done!" and then I pick the most flattering of the three of them together and place my order. 20 minutes later, I'm on my way to pick up the glossy finished product. Modern life is so grand.
But then I sneeze and February is here already and after moving the unmailed stack of cards from the kitchen table to the counter to the kitchen table to the counter, it just becomes too embarrassing to mail them out at the same time as Valentine's Day cards.
So, if I were to send out Christmas cards at Christmas, here's what you would be getting:
I wish you all a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and the peace of the season.
Thank you for making me smile, feel loved, and giving me a place where I finally fit. xo
Today's lesson: Intention does not equal action. No matter how desperate.
I love you guys.
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