Sunday, December 28, 2008

Christmas is over? Darn. I was having such fun.

27 comments:

  1. My mother, my siblings and their children (at least those in Utah) gather many times during the holidays for food, laughter and games. I'm usually tired when Jan 2 rolls around, but a bit invigorated, too. It's good to get back to the daily routines and to regular sleeping schedules.

    But, the holidays are sooooo fun.

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  2. Booklogged,

    You're so lucky! It's just the 4 of us gathering, here. We had a great time and I still managed to get worn out, but it's a good kind of fatigue, isn't it? :)

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  3. I finally got back to reading! I read 2 and finished 1 in the last 2 days! YIPPEE!

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  4. Excellent poll! As it turned out I came down with a wicked cold/flu thing on Christmas night. Still hacking, but I think I'm on the mend. Booo Christmas illnesses!

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  5. We consider Christmastime as lasting through January 6, so we're still in the thick of it!

    I'm glad yours was a good one ... and yes, no matter how tiring, as you say, it's a good fatigue.

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  6. Care,

    Wowee, you're having too much fun!! May I join you? My husband thinks I should do tons of housework while he's around!! Wrong!! :)

    Andi,

    Thank you! I've seen your twitters about the cold. Poor chickie!! I feel for you, getting sick around the holidays. There seem to be a lot of nasty flu and viruses going around, but you weren't supposed to get one of them! :)

    Bridget,

    We don't have set dates, but I can't bear to take the tree down until at least the first week of January (which is, I guess, this week), so we still have a bit of a pseudo-holiday thing going, here.

    Thanks! Sounds like you're having a good time, too. Wahoo for holidays! :)

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  7. Hope you had a great Christmas. Ours was wonderful. This is the first time back on the computer in several days and I feel overwhelmed. It was a great vacation though, and my family argued over whose turn it was on the Wii Fit. LOL

    --Anna
    Diary of an Eccentric

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  8. Hi Anna!

    We had a great Christmas, too, thanks! I've been twittering, but my Google Reader is ridiculous. I might have to clean it out and start out fresh. I know what you mean about finding it overwhelming.

    We have a Wii Fit. It's fun, but I hate when it creates your character. Mine is round as a beach ball. LOL

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  9. I hear you! I'd created a Mii awhile ago, and of course, I made her thin because I could. The minute I did the initial body test on the Wii Fit, she ballooned. It was rather depressing.

    --Anna
    Diary of an Eccentric

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  10. Anna,

    I hate that body test!! And, if you stop exercising for a while, it sort of chews you out. Maybe I need that, though. :)

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  11. Looks like I have something to look forward to LOL! As if I don't have enough to deal with when I come home from work, now my video games are going to give me an attitude.

    --Anna
    Diary of an Eccentric

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  12. Anna,

    And, if your balance is wacky, it'll tell you you're the equivalent of a 65-year-old in health. You have to take that Wii with a grain of salt!

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  13. I just saw the little widget for Dewey on your sidebar. How very cool. I had taken notes from a few of her 'Sunday Book Covetings' and am including them in my TBR challenge this year. I'm going to miss her blog a lot.

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  14. Love your poll but I really needed to combine some options. I've spent a good deal of time doing nothing, but I am anally organized. I just started putting away the Christmas stuff today and of course everything's back in its container, placed to maximize space....I know, it's a sickness.

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  15. All signs of Christmas must be put away before the first of the year.

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  16. Hey Jules!

    I haven't seen you around in a while and was actually thinking about you, the other day. Apparently, you're not in my Google Reader; I'll have to remedy that.

    A couple of different bloggers came up with commemorative buttons for Dewey and I'm just one of those who snatched one. I know there are many, many bibliophiles who miss Dewey. She was an awesome, wondrous, cheerful presence. Good to see you!

    Tammy,

    I'm kind of a combination of several of those, too. It's just an excuse to put off posting until the guys get out of my way for a few hours. They are really, really time-consuming. David actually stripped our tree to keep busy while talking on the phone, today, so I guess that means I need to put everything away, tomorrow! :)

    Kathy,

    In that case, I'd better get cracking.

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  17. Hubby and I spend two weeks with our family and when we finally get home we're exhausted!

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  18. J. Kaye,

    Thanks!!

    Tink,

    I miss those days. It's a good kind of exhaustion, isn't it?

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  19. I am still doing nothing, nothing, nothing

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  20. Jessica,

    Shhh! Me, too. I don't think we can go much longer before we all run out of clean underwear.

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  21. Hello bookfool - I hope you guys have been enjoying the holidays and I totally understand being overwhelmed by google reader (in my case bloglines!). Ah well, at least I'll have lots of good reading ahead :)

    Have a wonderful New Year!

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  22. Iliana,

    Hi! I'm glad to see you're back! It's mostly a lack of time, here. My guys are really time-consuming! They just don't want me to play. Today, I haven't even looked at google reader or gmail, but I hope I'll get a little reading done, tomorrow, and maybe a blog post soon!! :)

    Happy New Year!!

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  23. I always get really into Christmas somewhere between the 23rd and the 26th. Of December, of course.

    Happy New Year!

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  24. Carrie,

    Of course. It takes time to shove the Scrooge thing out of the way and work up some excitement. Been there.

    Happy New Year!!!!

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  25. As I just commented elsehwere, Christmas isn't over until the kids go back to school, so we still have the weekend! Party on.

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  26. Suey,

    We still have another week with the kiddo at home because of the freaky new transition-to-year-round schedule (which I hate with a purple passion, although I love having him around) but he's got to get all 4 wisdom teeth out on Tuesday. So much for partying at our house. LOL Have fun!

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