If you've started a business or had young kids or been pretty committed to your job or your out-of-the-house social life, these might look familiar. If they don't and you are horrified, don't tell us when you come to have a craft beer with us!
For starters, everyone take a moment and be glad you are not Nate & Kelly (unless, of course, you ARE Nate and Kelly, and in that case we apologize, because you get to look out your window and see this every morning):
Inside, to keep with the long-past holiday theme, there's this:
There's not a lot of excuse for this, however...
Here's a lonely, lonely machine in our house. It's been pulled out, at the ready, since Feb. 1. Sadly, we haven't yet flipped the "on" switch.
Perhaps the worst and most indicative, how about these two?
We have piles of things we've been meaning to return to people (e.g., Beverage Business Institute notebooks, Lauren, and a Beer Bettys' giveaway pint, Traci). Tatum stopped by when we weren't there and reported in concern to the Beer Bettys at large that we had 2 weeks' worth of mail piled up on the counter. (That galvanized me to go through it, else there'd be a photo here documenting that mess, too.) We have piles of laundry which even I was too aghast to post.
However, as we've long realized, life really is about balance, and it is true that as our house falls into further disarray, the Horse & Dragon seems to be coming together. To wit: