It is that time of the month when we celebrate our blog's namesake and the Spirit of 218 by taking time out of our busy schedules to reflect on our highs, lows, and ahas.
For any new readers you will soon learn that the 18th of every month has a special place in highlowaha history and so on this day we simply ask you to post your high (best thing) from the last month (June 18-July 18), your low (worst thing) from the month, and your Aha (something you learned) during the last month.
It is our belief that taking this time in reflection allows each of us to truly live the Spirit of 218 and refocus our energies for the coming month. It also allows us to grow our community as we get to know what makes our members tick as each takes the time to let us know a little about their life experiences through their high, low and aha statement.
Oh and there is, as usual, something in it for you. Post your high, low and aha in the comment section by 7pm on Sunday evening and be entered in the chance to win your very own Ray t-shirt. You can peruse the GalleRAY to see what options are available.
Alright, here we go, I'll start:
High: Having my Mom in town to visit for 10 days. It was great to see her play with Lily and it was amazing to come home everyday to a cleaner house than we left and dinner cooked and waiting. I'm not sure how she managed it but it was awesome. Also going on a date night with Richard and Claudia courtesy of Katie. It has been so long since we've been out of the house toddler free and it was nice to just relax and laugh with friends.
Low: Stress over some work related issues.
Aha: It is so important to take time for yourself, it is amazing how much that one night away from Lily reinvigorated us for the following few days.
Alright, those are mine and now it is your turn. I can't wait to see what our readers have been up to this month.
Signing off until Monday...(when we begin a VERY special week in highlowaha history...you won't want to miss it so be sure to tune in!!!)