I'm back. I hope. Things just never seem to slow down around here. I know I should be used it by now, but I'm not. Anyway, I hope to continue to blog on Fridays with the Quick Takes.
As all of you probably know, there are fires all over the state of Texas. We are bone dry. The lakes and rivers are drying up. When I read that the aircraft were getting water from lakes, all I could think was WHERE? Which lakes have water left in them?
The weather did break on Monday. It was a glorious 57 degrees when I woke up. I actually got up earlier than normal so I could sit outside with my coffee.
Now, if we could get some rain. We are desperate.
Nutcracker season is upon us. We signed up today except for Honey. She demanded last year that this year I allow her to physically sign her name on the signup sheet. This year is bittersweet. My Pumpkin is old enough to participate. Where has the time gone? When Sister started at Newcomb School of Ballet, Pumpkin was still in her infant carrier. Now, she's six. And, so big.
I sold a tutu! I'm so happy about it. It's a little girl tutu in purple. I also have a Facebook page that I started for the business. I will be getting a website up after my trip to Massachusetts.
We are headed to Massachusetts in October. I am trying to minimize absences in ballet without killing myself during the drive. Ben's goddaughter who is also Pumpkin's godmother is getting married. On our anniversary. Pumpkin is a flower girl. She's going to be precious. New England in October is gorgeous.
School is slow out of the gate this year. We didn't school as much this summer because our first priority was spending time with Ben. Then he left, and it was hard to get the kids moving. That's okay. We read. We learned. It just wasn't all seat work.
I'm teaching a Latin class to any middle and elementary students who are interested from our homeschool group. After class, I heard more than once, a student exclaim, "This is the first time in my life I've had homework!" It was hysterical.