Jerry has caught the theatre bug and has committed to doing another musical. He got a big role in this story about the life of Billy Sunday, and he will be portraying Billy Sunday's best pal, Homer. I am so happy for him and can't wait to see the show. They'll have a hard time keeping me away too long. I already miss the people and can't wait to see them again.
I have caught a bug too, but I think it could be allergies. I am miserable and I look horrible and I feel horrible. I am wheezy and sneezy and coughy and icky. I never had allergies before, but my husband who knows them well says this is classic allergy behavior. Oh goody.
I have a mountain of paperwork that I've been tackling these past two days: The stack includes (but is not limited to) stuff for Tae Kwon Do, pre-school, Cody's classes, my lesson schedule, field trip schedules, and most importantly, my planner. It's filling up quickly. But it's all good.
I have totally "goofed off" this summer and it's been a blast. But the reality of Jerry going back to work in mere days is starting to set in, and I can feel the summer slipping away. I'm just glad I have a few weeks before I get back to teaching to get our year going. One thing's for certain: It's time to settle back into a routine. We're all kerbobbled around here!
There's something about the new school year that I love. I enjoy sharpening brand new pencils, buying (more) packs of Crayola crayons that only cost .50 cents and a big pack of construction paper. With my kids, the possibilities are endless! I love boxes of markers that cost a buck, 5-packs of notebooks for .99 cents and folders for a dime. I love glue sticks. I know, it's weird, but I do. Most of all, I love buying my planning book and watching it fill up as the year progresses. I loved looking back at the end of the year and seeing how much we had done together.
And the new school year is such a great time to re-group, re-focus, and set (and re-set!) goals. We already have lots of fun things planned, and I am excited to see what God has in store for us again this year.
But first I have to blow my nose. Excuse me, please....