The Excitement of Going Home

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“Home is where the heart is.” ~ JOSEPH C. NEAL

I’m going home today – home to my own little farm. After too much time in the big city, with bags barely unpacked from my Thailand adventure, I am finally going home.

Somehow, when I wasn’t paying attention, Summer arrived. Somehow Christmas snuck up. I’ve been in a daze. I feel like I’ve been suspended in time. Too much time sandwiched between mint green walls giving one more vial of blood, or in air-conditioned rooms with views over streets and carparks.

I could feel my creativity, my connection, my inspiration shrinking until I worried I might lose my way back to them. But it’s okay now. I’m almost home.

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Today I’ll get grass between my toes. Tonight I’ll have the soft sands of Byron’s beaches underfoot. Or it will storm and I shall be ankle deep in a fast-flowing creek.

I don’t care. I’m going home.

I’m so sorry my blogging has been haphazard these past few weeks. Life has been unexpectedly chaotic, and I’ve been unaccountably exhausted.

But soon I will be home, with my Muse whispering sweet somethings in my ear. Did you know that this day, a year ago, I created my wordpress account. And tomorrow shall be the One Year Anniversary of Cauldrons and Cupcakes.  I might have to throw a party.  Yes, that sounds like a plan.  A party with good snacks. Of course you’re all invited! Much love to you, Nicole ♥ xx

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50 thoughts on “The Excitement of Going Home

  1. Welcome Home… You were never really gone! We love you and grateful for cauldrons and cupcakes,! It’s never haphazard to me! Love and gratitude ! Xxxx

  2. Enjoy your haven, rest, recuperate, re energise and so glad to hear you are feeling better. Give that big heart of yours a talking to and ask it nicely to behave. there is lots of love flowing in and out and its working hard at this time. Enjoy the farm and sending your lots of love and hugs.xx

  3. ahhhhhh home!! i can’t help but think of the orchard man and the owl…… congratulations on your one year blogiversary. take it easy nicole, let your body process everything thats been happening and allow yourself time to heal. you’re a beautiful woman with a tremendous spirit and we out here in the blogiverse are all thinking and praying for you. give yourself time….. kia kaha (be strong)….. arohanui xx

  4. Welcome home , congratulations on 12 months of fabulous blogging. Enjoy the sand in between your toes and the grass and the dog and the man and life. So lovely to hear someone so grateful and so pleased you are feeling better xx

  5. I’m so happy your home.. You are just such an amazing person. I am thankful that you are in my life Nicole. I send you all the wishes of wellness you can handle. SUPER~ OoBa BiG CyBeR {{{ HUGs }}} xxxxx enjoy the comforts of home. Have an amazing day. xxoooo Love <3

  6. Congrats Nicole on a fabulous year of blogging. I’m so glad to have found you. Here’s to many more years of blogging to come….hear that Universe!!!

    The Pink Lotus Fairy returns home to the dam. Love and big hugs Julia

  7. Happy anniversary!! Let’s party!

    Soon I hope to be going home as well – after more than 7 months away. I won’t be able to dig my toes into the grass (that will have to wait until spring), but I will be able to fill my lungs with fresh air and enjoy dark and quiet nights again. I can almost feel it :-).

    Welcome home, Nicole!!

  8. Congratulations on coming home and on your blogging anniversary. I completely understand wanting the grass between your toes, as my land is also my solace. And Cupcakes and Cauldrons has shared that inspiration with so many others. I’m so glad to have found you. Enjoy!!!

  9. Welcome home, celebrate good times, come on, homecomings, anniversaries and the company of good people, now that’s something wonderful….

  10. Welcome home with much joy, blessings,respite and healing energies for the needed areas. Congratulations on your 1st anniversary!!! Here’s to celebrating many accomplishments!!! ENJOY!!

    • They are indeed! It’s raining here this morning, and I am tucked up in bed, sipping tea and reading a wonderful book – Mary-Rose MacColl’s In Falling Snow. There’s a nice Scottish connection there – I think you’d love it.

  11. 🙂 An auspicious day it was. Happy ‘birthday’! Hard to believe you’ve only been blogging here for a year. A hearty ‘welcome home’ to you, as well. (and being in the Northern hemisphere, I have to admit I twitched involuntarily reading ‘summer arrived, christmas snuck up’. 🙂 ) Brightest blessings!

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