Looking Back on 2010

24 hours left in 2010! Yikes!

It’s not that I’m sad to see 2010 go, it’s just that I can’t believe it has flown by this quickly. Again, YIKES!

I guess the older you get the faster the years fly. Not that,  ya know, I’m getting OLD or anything. Moving on…

As I look back on 2010, I really can’t complain or find much fault with it. It’s not like years past where I yelled at the year as it passed “And don’t let the door hit you on your way out!” I know that we are very blessed to be able to say “2010 was a good year” in an economy like this. Believe me, I know.

To continue in last year’s tradition, here’s a few high’s and low’s from 2010:

The Good

  • No major illnesses or broken bones!
  • Princess turned 10! Double digits!
  • Had a great visit from my Father-In-Law & his wife (whom we hadn’t seen in about 4 years)
  • Drama Queen finally got the hang of swimming
  • Started going to a new church, with Hubs, as a family!! (That’s a biggie!)
  • Princess got glasses – she can see better now, all the better to do her schoolwork with, mwahaha!
  • We discovered the beauty of doing school in a real school room (as opposed to at the dining table or couch)
  • I learned to make and can jelly. =)
  • Bought a “new” used car – finally!
  • Little Prince finally took an interest in reading & writing letters
  • Finally found a math curriculum that clicked for Princess

The Not So Good

  • Our “good” car became not so good — but that’s okay because we bought the “new” used car and we needed that!
  • We didn’t get to move out of this old rent house. BOO. =(
  • We discovered Princess needs glasses, which I wish she didn’t need, but hey she sure picked out some cute frames.
  • I didn’t finish reading the bible all the way through – AGAIN.
  • I bailed on exercising and failed to lose my excess weight – AGAIN.
  • There were a lot of other projects I started and never finished, too.
  • None of my container garden survived (but hey, two baby oak trees did!)

Some of my favorite photos from 2010:

So goodbye 2010, you’ve been good to us. Hello, 2011!! What do you have in store for us this new year?

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December 31, 2010 12:47 pm

Great recap and I love the pictures! It’s always good to be able to look at the year and know it was a good year. Even with all of the difficulties and things that we had in 2010, I can still say that it was a good year. Different, challenging, but a good year nonetheless.

December 31, 2010 4:25 pm

Great post! And the pictures are awesome, I can see why these are your favorites for the year!

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