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Florida

I did something that I never do – made a spur of the moment decision.

My sister called me just after I’d laid down to go to sleep this afternoon (technically yesterday now) and asked Husband and me to go to Florida with her. He couldn’t, due to school responsibilities, but . . . Well, I’m a little over halfway through the ride right now.

I’m a little (or a lot more than a little) conflicted. We’ve never willingly been away from each other for longer than a lunch date or so. And we haven’t spent a single night apart since he came home from his deployment a few years ago. I’m not ashamed to admit that heartless me cried a little (or a bit more than). I miss him. You might think it’s ridiculous, but I miss him terribly.

He told me to enjoy the time with my sister. After passing the point of no return (two hours into the drive), it’s been easier to do. Fun things. I’m trying to think fun things. Beach. Sun. Fun things. But I miss my husband and I wish he was with me. Yes, listen to me continuing to whine. This time I’m not sorry about it.

I probably won’t be posting entries (unless they’re very short or I have a plethora of free time) or responding to things. Using my phone for this is a major pain.

Maybe I’ll get some cool pictures and post them on Instagram.

Hope all of you are having a fun time and are taking advantage of summer.

I guess this is what they call taking time off. Wasn’t what I meant/expected when I said that earlier. Life is funny sometimes.

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11 thoughts on “Florida

    • I actually did have fun. Some moments more than others, of course.
      I used to be spontaneous. Life catches up though. It was definitely a strange thing.
      🙂

  1. This is perhaps one way to recharge your batteries (so to speak), and let the mind (and plot bunnies hopefully) rest. Perhaps while you’re spending quality time with your sister in Florida, you’ll find some direction as to what to write next.

    Have a safe and fun trip!

    • My batteries are constantly running at 2%, it seems. I don’t know that they recharged, or if I just found some new batteries lying on the beach somewhere. But yes, I’m definitely ready to go (write). I’m determined to fix my schedule so that I can.

      I think that was the most surprising thing about it – having a plot bunny bouncing around in front of my face about the second day I was down there (I picture it like a Petronus from Harry Potter). More on that later! 😉

    • It definitely is.

      I regretted not dragging my husband with me, but at the same time, it was extremely nice to spend some time with my sister (which doesn’t happen often anymore).

      Thanks. 😀

    • Haha.
      I honestly hadn’t planned on doing that until I saw some of the comments I missed while I was gone. So yes, I have every intention of posting some of them here.

      🙂

  2. It’s those spur of the moments decisions we always remember for the whole of our lives. Have an enjoyable time! I’m looking forward to the pics as I’ve seen your Instagram pics and they are phenomenal. Great eye. Great shot! Again, enjoy! 🙂

    • LOL.
      You say that, but my memory is so unbelievably horrible. If it didn’t involve going several states away and being gone for a week, it’s quite likely that I WOULD forget it. I’m not kidding. I forget everything. Someone told me in Florida that it’s because of my nighttime schedule. I say it’s because my brain is full.

      I think your comment was the most surprising one that I got while I was away.
      I was like, ” . . . . . Someone actually looks at my Instagram?”
      I was shocked!
      And even more shocked that you seem to think the pictures are good. I say the camera on my phone is crap and never does what I want it to (which is funny because that’s half the reason I got the phone I did – because the camera was supposed to be Uh-May-Zing. Not so much).
      🙂

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