Well that amused me … today’s date is 10/09/08 … they’re in reverse numerical order. Ok, so I am the only one on the planet it amuses … sigh.
The observant among you may have noticed that my background theme is different again … it’s weddings. No, I am not getting married, I am already married. But Thomas and I are having our 6th wedding anniversary on Sunday and I thought I’d redecorate for the occasion.
I had this really great blog post sort of composed in my head for Tuesday, but Tuesday got away from me and now it’s Thursday. It was going to be titled, “8 months and 4 weeks”. Sarah turned 8 months old on Tuesday! No, I didn’t get a picture of her and no, I didn’t weigh her either. But she did get a bath last night. We have to take our successes where ever we can find them.
The 4 weeks refers to the fact that 4 weeks from Tuesday is election day. In Oregon I think you have 5 more days to register so you can vote in the election. I have been registered to vote since I was 18 years old. I think it is important for everyone to vote. I think that Thomas and I have passed that along to Jonah (or I’d like to think it was us) and he is registered to vote. He won’t be 18 for about 2 more weeks, but he will be for the election. He is so excited to be able to vote in his first election and that his first election is a presidential election. I like seeing this excitement in a teenager! He wants to be a part of the process and he has some like-minded friends as well.
I am not a fan of October. It seems as if in the span of the last two weeks we have lost over an hour (or more) of daylight in the morning. It is now dark when I wake up and I don’t wake up all that early. The days are shorter, it’s raining, and blech. It is an effort to find the good in the day. I think it’s just the transition from summer to winter. I am mostly ok by the time November comes around. Maybe because we start planning the holiday events, or maybe I just get used to it. One of the good things I look for is the leaves on the trees. I just love the colours so I try to get my enjoyment from that when I am out and about.