Thursday, October 31, 2013

Taking a Little Break


So, my 14 year old niece texted me this morning:
 "you know, Auntie, you should write a blog post telling the people of your blog that your camera isn't working and that's why you're neglecting them"! 
I'm still trying to get over the reference to "the people of your blog"!!  Good grief!!!  But you know, she's right, I should say something...!!!

So just a quick little note to say that my camera has been on the blink ever since we returned from our vacation almost a month ago!  I can take photos, just can't download, then upload them!  So cards have been made (but not nearly as many as I would have liked), but I haven't been able to post anything because of said reason!  However, the same niece did remind me - "uh Auntie, you can take pictures with your phone, you know!"

But I have decided to use the camera excuse for a little break!  Not a long one, just for a few more weeks, until I get that dang camera fixed, and for life to settle down a bit.  It's been kind of cray (ok, "crazy" - I really should not be using words like cray and adorbs at my age - I know, I know!) around here lately, and my creative energy has been somewhat lethargic to say the least!  But while I'm re-fueling, I'll still be out to visit all of your inspiring creations!

Hope to be back soon!


  1. haha...your niece is one smart cookie:)

    One of the people of your blog

  2. That was sweet of your niece to think of us! Hehe! I hope that you get your camera fixed soon! :)

  3. Thank your niece for me, Shannon, coz I was wondering where you were and if you were okay. Taking a break is good when life is cray-cray, as long as it isn't too long! I already missed you!! Good luck with getting your camera fixed, getting rid of the "nojo" and for life to settle down a bit for you! Hugs, Darnell

  4. Your niece is such a cutie! Maybe you should have a blog takeover! Not!
    Thanks for letting the people of the blog know the reason for your absence.
    Hope you can download your photos soon, or resort to your phone's camera!
    Either way, we'll be here waiting.....

  5. Yayyyy...a word from one of the most adorbs people I know, letting us know that you've okay, despite life being cray-cray! Seriously: FABULOUS to hear from you, especially since you are being missed deeply! Your niece is so right: we *people of your blog* care about you immensely!! We be waiting (somewhat patiently :-) ) for your return when things settle, knowing that you'll have awesome creations ready to amaze, dazzle and delight! Hugs!!

  6. ...I was wondering where you were....

    Enjoy the break! It does feel good to step away for a bit and twice as much fun when you're ready to get back at it!

    Will miss you :)

  7. Aww...very good point from your niece :) I am so happy you are a OK. Enjoy your Sabbatical. Cannot wait to see what you make for us, I know it will be amazing!!! With lots of Hugs <3

  8. I'm so glad you let us know where you've been - I was beginning to worry you had left forever!! Breaks are definitely nice - no matter the reason!

  9. Well, the people of your blog have been wondering, so thank goodness you are ok!!! Ha. Your niece is adorbs (and it is perfectly ok to use such words in blogland regardless of age). Breaks are a GOOD thing. Enjoy it. Hugs.

  10. LOL! How sweet is she! I love that I'm considered part of "the people of your blog"!

    I'm so sad that your camera isn't working! BOOOOOOOOOO! I can't wait to see some of your amazing creations! Enjoy this little break!!!

    ps.... so sorry I've been MIA lately! I've been on vaca each weekend in October and we leave for a cruise tomorrow! I am hoping that I will be able to catch-up as soon as we get home! LOL! I told Trav "NO more vacas unit 2014"! I'm soooooo behind! LOL! THANKS for leaving so many wonderful comments on my blog! You made my week:) HUGS!

  11. Well, I'm sad that there will be no chucheechu for a bit, but am happy you're doing what you need to. Reducing the cray now will only increase the card adorbs later on ;)

    Enjoy your break hun, and I must thank you for being so thoughtful to still come visit my blog while you're taking a crafty vacay. I love hearing from you! Hugs!!

  12. I'm so sorry that your camera isn't working. I hate it when things like that happen!
    I must admit that I did wonder what you've been up to. But I assumed that you were taking a break.
    Thank you for the update. I'll keep popping in to see how you're doing. :)

  13. Hehe your niece is adorable! Hope your camera will start working!!! Hope you get the downloading and uploading sorted out :) But in the meantime, you could take the photo with your phone and share it here ;)

  14. Well I hope you get your camera fixed soon and can start posting again. I appreciate your nice comments on my blog so much, and hope to be able to leave some for you too!

  15. Aw, cute post, Shannon! Your niece is a darling. I certainly hope you can fix your camera and get back to blogging sooner rather than later!

  16. I will not give you a hard time, a break can give perspective, and be a refresher too!! You are what is most important, and as long as you do what is needed for you, all will fall into place!!! Not saying you are not dearly missed in the posting scene, you have lots of fans and blogger admirers!!! However, they all understand!!


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