Things around here have slowed down and gotten almost boring. I am loving it. I loved it when it was crazy the last couple months, too. I guess I like to live one extreme for a while, and then move to another. Moderation? Whatever.
I've been busy, actually, just with projects around my house and my brain. I love my house in a lot of ways, but it just looks horrible. Lame. Outdated. Like it never had any kind of plan. I don't like it so have been focused on changing that. I've also been a bit obsessed with things in my kitchen. A few months ago I bought a Food Saver vacuum machine and spent some time stocking up on stuff for the deep freeze. Last week I got an Instant Pot (pressure cooker) and oh my goodness that thing is crazy fun. I love it. But not as much as a lot of people on the internets. People are serious about their Instant Pots. And I finally realized how inexpensive it is got get a membership at Costco and I went. Alan, Hannah, Hannah's friend and me, like it was a big fun Friday night outing (it was on a Friday night). I don't even want to tell you how much money I spent. I did only use one regular cart though, and I do now have enough food to feed everyone I know. Just in case you all come over at once. I'm ready.
I've also been working at this computer a lot lately. I lost a backup drive and went on a serious mission to back up everything in one spot forever. It was not easy. The next step is to make a copy for Danny to keep at his office. While I was doing that I decided to get my working drive and my Lightroom catalog in order. Wow I have a lot of fun pictures I'd forgotten about. It makes me want to make more photo books and share things with my friends and family. Which is probably partly why I have also launched Muse quite a bit to work on a set of webpages for myself. shellycentral.com already exists, but I am planning to make it a real, full website like it used to be when I had a website back in the day.
In obvious news, it's the end of summer. I see lots of posts about looking forward to Autumn weather, but don't count me in with that group. I'd like it to be 80 forever. I mean cooler at night of course, but yeah. Long live summer and bah to fall, I say.