All You Need is Love

It’s true. I think.

It doesn’t matter who you love, or who loves you…or what for that matter. Sometimes, it’s the snuggle of a four-legged friend that fills the need. A friend or a kind stranger. Or an iguana. A fish will do. But love and be loved, and the world will go round. And the world will be a better place for it, trust me.

I came to the sad realization that I haven’t posted in months. I have sensed something missing, and this is it. I love this blog, but I needed to take a break to be a better daughter and mom and wife. That break turned into a complete break in routine, and now I need it back.

Mom is doing quite well. God love Dana Farber. Her treatment ended right after Thanksgiving and she has the cutest hair again! (And at 66, she doesn’t need to color it either…even after chemo!)

The girls are good and back to normal now that mom’s better, and normal means their old antics…but it keeps us laughing about life!

The dogs are still causing a ruckus, but Larry is finally coming out of puppyhood and is totally lovable!

And the love of my life. He is amazing. He embraces every ounce of crazy that is the family he married into and the family we’ve built. He loves me, flaws and all, and even when we’re at our worst, I feel his love. We’re going to be celebrating our 10th anniversary next week, a little delayed, and the timing couldn’t be more perfect.

But when we get back, I’m getting back into my routine.

Right now, I’m watching my littlest love at her gymnastics class. She can drive me batty, but she is a beautiful little snuggle bug and those dimples, OH those dimples. They are definitely her saving grace! But look at her! She, as unfocused as a 6 year old can be, is popping herself into a hand stand, graceful as a butterfly, and exactly unlike me. I love her to the moon and back. It’s the littlest things that remind us of the greatest.

I hope you feel love, and spread love.

Just love.