Remember the commercial years ago that showed the fried egg and it said, 'this is your brain on drugs'? Right now, I feel like my brain is scrambled eggs. Tomorrow morning, Joe and I are flying up to Washington state, so he can start college on Tuesday. This past week has been re-e-eally busy. I think between the two of us, we've washed every item of clothing that he owns. We shopped for the extra-long bedsheets that dorm beds require plus a few other things that he wants to be sure he has, and not risk not being able to find them up there. He has done the lion's share, getting medical forms copied, transcripts sent, appointments made for when he arrives on campus and packing four suitcases to the point of busting the zippers. In between getting him ready, I have had a bagillion tons of work to do, hosted a family dinner and had to reach wa-a-ay back in my brain to remember 5th grade math, as Dan (the math person in the family) has been out of town.
I'm tired. I still have to pack. I'm also really excited for Joe, and kinda weepy, at the same time. You moms out there all get it, I know you do. And I'm really looking forward to Sunday afternoon when, before I head home, I get to meet one of my best blogging buds in person! That would be Kim at Mom Musings. And I know that if I'm sniffly and puffy-eyed she'll understand, because she's sent a couple kids off to college already.
I'm going to get packing because after that, we're going to watch Part II of Comanche Moon -- the prequel to Lonesome Dove, which was a great mini-series.
Have a good weekend, everyone, and I'll be back in a couple days!