I am not currently reading any books. There was a time that I was reading to save my life. I think that time has passed. I still pick up books here and there, but I feel simply too tired to read more than a few pages and stay interested.
I am not currently watching any television shows, except for one of my old favorites, Doctor Who.
I am not currently crafting anything. This is definitely bothering me the most. I brought a lot of my Project Life books and cards with me, so that I could catch up and finish. However, I have run into a snag: my external hard drive, my only back up, has quit working. According to the tech guys I've had look at it, the motor has simply given out, but the files are all intact. For me to recover the files, which are basically all of my pictures and documents for the last 10 years, it will cost an estimate of $1300. I have some pictures in Dropbox, but my free Dropbox limit is filling up, and I'm at a loss of what to do with the pictures currently there. I hate putting them on CDs, but I might just have to. I was really hoping to finish my December Daily project from last year (missing pictures from a few days) and finish up December 2014, but also, those pictures are on my external hard drive, and who knows when I'll be able to access those? This predicament is causing me a lot of anguish and anxiety, but I am relieved to know that the files themselves are okay. I really need to do some catching up, before baby arrives and I've got a second album (baby album) to work o and complete!
I am not currently listening to any music, except maybe country music that is on the radio. In TJ, the only English-speaking station from San Diego that would pick up really well for me was the local country station, and it became my lifeline. I've always liked country music, but now I'm at a point where it's mostly all I listen to.
I am currently preparing for Halloween. Cecilia wants a costume from the US, and I'm trying to figure out the best way to get it to her. I wish I was going to be around to take her trick-or-treating, but I'm not. I will probably take Isaias around to a few houses, but I am no longer so interested in doing much without Cecilia. She is coming in December to visit for almost a whole month, and I will make Christmas super magical, regardless of funds. There is always something magical to do, even if it's free.
I am currently enjoying the blessing that is autumn. Last year, autumn didn't happen. In TJ, there is one, long, perpetual season. Some trees did change color and have their leaves fall, in January. But as soon as the leaves fell, the new ones took their place. It was extremely depressing to miss the seasons in Mexico, but I know so many of my fellow Exiled wives are still feeling those feelings. I am savoring autumn, not only for the sake of my mental health, but for them. I love each and every one of them, no matter if I've met them in person or not.
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