good bye february, I won’t miss you. hello march.

March 1, 2010 |  Category:   life

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I can’t seem to throw these Valentine’s Day flowers out. This is the 3rd time they’ve made an appearance on the blog. Each time I reach for the flowers with the intentions of tossing them, I stop because I think they are still beautiful. I almost prefer them this way, faded and a little shriveled. It’s been 2 weeks. I think I’ll keep documenting their decay.

1:13 am and it’s officially March. I’ve gone back to late nights and doing nothing but working. I’m a bit amused by it all since this was the year that I was going to try and kick client work to the curb, but instead I am freelancing for one the biggest ad agencies working on a commercial brand. Can you say, IRONY? But I get to work with my friend Nichole, who is my total parallel universe twin. This little bit of happenstance just takes the cake.

I’ve never seen more collective sighs about the ending of a month than last month. I certainly feel a weight being thrown off, a fresh start. I’m ready and feeling like a recovery is around the corner. Other than the 2 weeks in between my bouts of bronchitis, I’ve been sick so far every day this year. Aside from 2 trips to the doctor, I haven’t left the house in 7 days. I’ve lost 6 pounds this week. I’ve done nothing but stare at this computer for 4 days straight. Wouldn’t you have cabin fever too?

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  • Caddy March 1, 2010 at 4:27 am

    Those flowers still look beautiful. I’m glad they make you smile.

    Get well soon and best of luck on your new project. 🙂

  • montague March 1, 2010 at 7:17 am

    they look beautiful, so i understand. and yes, SO LONG february.

  • Tumus March 1, 2010 at 9:01 am

    Yes i’m very ready for March and I agree with the snow post, no more snow lol. Though a few years back I do recall us getting blasted with about 23 inches in one day. Do not want.

    You might appreciate this graph from a site I frequent ^_~ It’ll make you laugh:

    http://graphjam.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/129070854829799525.png

  • Kari March 1, 2010 at 9:27 am

    Goodbye February…Spring starts on the 20th!!!

  • Mary-Ellen March 1, 2010 at 9:38 am

    Please take care of yourself.

  • alice March 1, 2010 at 10:18 am

    I agree about February, it has been quite the chore. I hope March will be better for all of us.

  • elena March 1, 2010 at 10:40 am

    yes I hope things get better soon for everyone.
    (chilean living in ny)
    🙁

  • Iyang March 1, 2010 at 11:54 am

    Congrats on working with Nichole! I’m a fan of her blog too. Get well soon 🙂

  • Luann March 1, 2010 at 12:10 pm

    Yes, I would!

  • Andrew Thornton March 1, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    You know, I had a bouquet of roses that I couldn’t seem to pitch and surprisingly, after they wilted… new leaves started to unfold and it seemingly came back to life magically. I called it the Lazarus rose. Roots even started to form.

    Unfortunately my ex-roommate didn’t notice the magic of dead thing coming back to life and threw them out. If there weren’t reasons enough to hate him, him throwing out a miracle did much to sour my disposition towards him.

  • nichole Robertson March 1, 2010 at 12:59 pm

    Wonder twin powers: activate!

    Form of: a warm breeze
    Form of: bright sun

    I’m with you. March is making me happy simply because March sounds so much more pleasant than February.

    Things happen in March. Things wake up in March. Spring arrives in March.

    🙂

    I love the bouquet in it’s decaying form. Still pretty.

  • Kwil March 1, 2010 at 3:28 pm

    Yes! Goodbye February, hello March! March is making it easy thus far because the sun is out in full force here.
    I hope your health picks up soon.

  • Lonnie Kasow March 1, 2010 at 7:43 pm

    I hope that you’re feeling better! March is bound to bring better things…
    Pretty flowers. I like that fact that you have a hard time getting rid of them. I know that feeling.

  • bronwyn March 2, 2010 at 11:46 am

    Even though it’s raining buckets, the thought of March is making me happy. I hope March brings you good health.

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