Too much coffee.
Too much coffee.
It’s officially Friday, and Darco is fast asleep. I’ve been drinking water, trying to get my stomach under control (dehydration).
I’m pleased to report a #getyourpraiseon moment from Thanksgiving. A major hurdle was conquered for myself today.
I picked up a child.
Understand something, I’ve always been fearful of breaking small children. That’s just who I am. However, a little 3 1/2 year old kept asking me to pick him up. I did so, and listened to him laugh. We went through the process of lifting him in the air, and carrying him around for about ten minutes. Darco caught it, and MC caught it. I’m sure it gave my mother hope that she’ll eventually be a grandmother, and I know it warmer Darco’s heart. I’m sure anyone reading this is snickering, but let me assure you of this…
This is the first time I’ve ever picked up a child in my life.
13 miles from home. Stopped at my parents house to feed their cats. New…issue…has developed with my age, I’m assuming. I now get car sick. Darco has to take over the driving due to my nausea.
On a positive note check out how much a full, 500+ mile, tank of fuel cost!
One of three children are currently asleep. No one is standing, and I assume those downstairs are asleep already. Quieting down a bit, the turkey is kicking in, *yawn*, I believe…
Tofu devoured (ish).
Clothes laid out.
Darco and I are heading south tomorrow for Thanksgiving, back into the region of the world that I tend not to have the fondest memories of. Regardless though family resides in the region, so where family is thereto we shall be. It’ll actually be the first time that Darco will be meeting some individuals on MC’s side of the family. I’m sure it’ll be an exciting day, the family hasn’t really gotten together in a group like this since my grandfather died in 2007, so I’m sure there’s been several adjustments within the family. Facebook keeps us all informed on everyones business. Interestingly enough though, and the random note of the day, there will be nearly a dozen people there that were, are, or will be in involved in the education system in some magnitude. That’s the family in the a nutshell, a bunch of teachers (and a few other random folks). Jim and I found that fascinating this evening.
More tomorrow for sure, but for now I suppose it’d be wise to get some rest.
…and let that tofu digest…