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Back in the Saddle Again

I awoke this morning in a bit of a haze. It seems this last week we’ve gone from 0-60 which has felt like going from crazy to insane. It was near 1 am last night when I finished my last email and decided to throw all cares out the window (at least for that moment) to be a little selfish and not worry about the Friday blog post that was yet to be written. I’ve been determined lately to not let “business” and “schedule” dictate our life so in moments like last night…I’m sorry friends but I choose sleep!

But then, this morning left me a little melancholy and I couldn’t get back to sleep. There was this thing in my heart that I needed to share and this blog post kept coming out of me. So, no worries. I didn’t skip out on you guys this time. Here it is…

Things have been a little lonely around here. After months and months of praying through some big decisions Cale and I really felt like it was time for him to get back into Architecture. See we started Green Couch Design a year and half ago when he was laid off from an Architectural Firm in OKC. It was always a dream of ours to do our own thing. At the time the details literally fell into place so we took a step of faith and did what we knew was in our heart to do. It’s been a really hard decision because we both LOVE being home together and working on Green Couch Design but ultimately we felt like this move would give us the financial flexibility to build our company and our family the way it needs to go/grow. We are trying to “plan” for the future…which everyone says you are never ready for (kids), but I would like to at least be paying more than just the bills when they come along and join us for this crazy ride.

We love family, the idea of family and that place you call home. We have dreams and drawings and visions of a modern farmhouse in the future and we just believe that this experience will allow Cale the background he needs to design our home and help other families (like you!) create a structure that your family culture can flourish in.

Like these AWESOME Modern Farmhouses/Barns (I’ve never seen a “barn” in the country that looks like this)…

(photos above from left to right: 1.Modern Prairie Girl, 2. Trendir, 3. Archinhome, 4.Modern Prairie Girl, 5. Amazon:Farm Houses: The New Style.

So for now, at least during the day time, it’s just me and Josie.

And the Asparagus.

And the laundry…I think that “haze” is coming back.

I know life is not ending. The world as I know it is not “over”. I just have to remember it’s one small step for today, one giant leap for tomorrow and the future of our family. Sometimes change is hard and not having instant gratification is annoying! ;)

So there is my little pout. I’m over it. I’m going to go enjoy a quiet breakfast without Cale chatting my ear off and enjoy this beautiful morning, alone.

Happy Friday friends!

From the Farm

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5 Responses to “Back in the Saddle Again”
  1. Anna
    04.29.2011

    I love you Megly! You can give me a call anytime you’re feeling lonely ;)
    So excited for this new season for you two… just like you said, it’s a giant leap for tomorrow <3

    • 04.29.2011

      Awe, Anna! What would I do without you friend? Love you.

  2. Julie
    04.29.2011

    Aw, I’m so glad Cale is able to get back into architecture, though I’m sorry it leaves you alone. I’m glad you guys are getting closer and closer to the next phase in your adventure!

  3. 04.30.2011

    I completely understand transitioning — it’s always so hard to make that leap. You guys are amazing people and I think success will follow you wherever you go and whatever you do. :)

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