i have to give fair warning because i don’t want anyone dropping in over here in the next two weeks ( yes it will take that long) and wondering what the heck is going on. i’ll be sharing loads of images from our time at seaside. i see my life and all around me through a lens. i’m constantly seeing a sunset and thinking…wow, what a gorgeous image. i’m constantly looking at my girls laughing & thinking…i need to capture this & save it in my heart & in a frame forever. i’m constantly looking for white cows along the highway to stop and…well, photograph of course. so, being in my fave place with my fave people, who happened to be tanned and well fed on the foods of 30-A is recipe for loads of pictures.
let me first say. does anyone else lose their mind having to deal with Comcast ? i’m here to tell you. i have never been so shocked by the pathetic customer service i received after a TWO hour phone call with those folks. surely they can figure out a better way. besides a significant communication barrior with comcast employee #1, i was then told by employee #2, a supervisor that i requested mind you, that he was more concerned about his “job on the line” than the speediness or lack thereof of my service. oh yes he did. he said it twice. maybe three times. have you ever? i said a cuss word at him. ya’ll. i really did. one of the big ones too.
well. The Geek Squad is rolling in later today & im praying they can fix our problem ( which yes, we’ve trouble shot all possible issues within our limited technical knowledge).
i realize i’m incharge of and responsible for how i personally respond to situations but for cryingoutloud that comcast dude, whose name i now have, was ridiculous enough to make me crazy.
alrighty. on to more important things.
ya’ll were so funny about enjoying that i fessed up to a rough night. surely that did not come as a surprise. with four teenagers in our home surely you know we don’t always get along. while i think they are each totally awesome & have many strengths & gifts…. two of them could bite each other’s heads off on any given day. one can be insensitive. one can be oversensitive. one can be stubborn. one may or may not always be forthcoming with the truth. i’m not a mom who would ever throw my kids under the bus. while i would never use this platform to single one of them out and point out a defiant spirit or disobedience and disrespect …we are a real family with real issues trying to figure out how to best love on and communicate with each other. i honestly do try to balance sharing the good with being honest about sharing struggles.
having said all that, vacations can be an easy target for things to get a little wonky. there’s expectations and expenses and humidity…you get the picture!
first & last meals are usually at Seagrove Market. best fried shrimp poboy on the gulf. in my humble opinion. checked in to our home for the week, Rogers Lighthouse and a quick jaunt through just a couple of the shops just behind our little beach cottage.
this is the view we have from our roof for the week….
lucky for us, the last two years we’ve been in Seaside the same time Kim & family have been there. we hooked up with them immediately! kim is gorgeous in person and as warm and charming as you’d expect her to be. her boys are handsome and very well mannered and quite impressive. and that kate….talk about effervescent! she’s never met a stranger and smiles & giggles.at all times. she & emi have a little connection and sweet friendship!
i usually dont want to be in many photos-which moms, is a terrible attitude to have–but this year i hopped in for a few. savannah was able to join us but not until later in the week. so you’ll see her soon
i also have to tell you, i leave with a few of the crew from Noonday, two weeks from today, to head to Guatemala! i’m excited and nervous. i’m not a seasoned traveler and i tend to get headaches & motion sickness fairly easily. any tips ya’ll have i’m wide open! also if you’d pray for me that everything falls in to place i’d greatly appreciate that!