Thursday, December 9, 2010
Somebody Moved the Finish Line
OK, enough of feeling sorry for myself. Tomorrow is Colonial Day for Anna at school and she asked if I could make her an outfit. I really didn't want to start from scratch, so I found a clearance dress in colonial hot pink. I sewed an apron and bonnet to go with it though, and cover up some of the pinkness. She's going to carry her lunch to school in a basket and pack period appropriate food. Oh, that reminds me, I need to hard boil some eggs before it gets too late.
The good news of the day is that there wasn't a lego practice today or any ice skating. Anna had Girl Scouts, though she forgot about it and came home on the bus anyway. I drove her back and my friend Meisje was nice enough to bring her home after. I think she knew I was hanging on by my fingernails. Sydney wanted to go back to school tonight to shop in the holiday shop. She's been frantically doing chores all week to earn money to use to buy presents for everyone in the family. She was so proud to be able to pick out just the right gift for each person. They were doing stories and cookies after, but we headed home again instead. I think they are all in need of a calm right now too. We had cookies and milk at home which was enough to make them happy again. I've tried cookies to make me happy again, but it doesn't seem to be working.