Monday, May 07, 2007

Shamed Out of the Shadows

I've written about balance many times, because the biggest lesson I have learned as a parent is that balance is a bit like a unicorn, winning lotto numbers, and Jami Gertz, intensely desirable but elusive to the point that you're not really sure it even exists. I had thought that I was approaching something that might have looked like balance, had the same sort of smooth corners and even weight, but as soon as I got to the point where I was considering claiming victory over my schedule, work came and clobbered me with some details I predicted, but somehow wasn't anticipating.

Is that vague enough? I mean, aside from my Jami Gertz reference? I'll be a little more obvious... I work for a non-profit and we have a big fund raising breakfast coming up. Of course I wouldn't have time for blogging. We're on the downward slope, however, so things should be returning to normal for me very soon.

Have I brought any lessons from my unexpected hiatus, any new bits of shiny, packaged wisdom that I can distribute like candy at Halloween? Gosh, wouldn't that be nice? Nope. I'm sorry, but as I get back up to speed, it'll just be more of the same. Wisdom is for people with better taglines and wit.

Expect more soon! And, Lainey-Paney, p-man, and Sarah O, thank you for shaming me back into posting. If the next post is nothing but fart jokes and talk about Xbox, remember, you brought this on yourselves.

8 comments:

Sandy said...

And here I thought you dropped off the face of the earth. ;-) WB

Vampdaddy said...

Glad to see you back, however brief...Good luck with the breakfast!

Sarah O. said...

Thanks for letting us know what's going on. I for one am glad nothing's gone terribly wrong or something.

A side note: I have a friend who lives in Beverly Hills. One of her fellow soccer moms is Jamie Gertz.

Extra side note: My BH friend has made me extremely jealous by telling me how she hangs out with a soccer dad, the cute bassist from Duran Duran. And how a frequent opposing team's soccer mom is Courtney Love.

Maria said...

I knew you were working. Call me psychic, but whenever a blogger goes away, I always know it is a bread and butter on the table thing.

Gotta buy the baby new shoes.

Lainey-Paney said...

1. Welcome back.
2. I cannot believe you just made a Jamie Gertz reference. There's a name I hadn't thought of in YEARS!
3. That's it: I am moving to Beverly Hills.

Denver Dad said...

Thanks so much for the welcome back, everyone! I'm not sure I deserve it, but I'll do what I can to live up to your kindness... oh, who am I kidding? I'll just continue to be more of my nasty, usual self... only with more capers!

No... I don't know what that means either.

Sarah, when you move to Colorado, promise me you'll bring Jami with you!

What's wrong with making a Jami Gertz reference, Lainey-paney? She's awesome!

Lainey-Paney said...

Oh, there's nothing wrong with it.
It's just---random.
That's all.
Like I wrote---a name I had not thought of in YEARS!

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