Sunday, May 4, 2008
Life is good
I guess it's one of those inverse, proportionate reaction kind of things (no, I don't know what I'm talking about) that makes it so that the busier your life is, the more blog fodder you have, but since you're so busy you don't have time to blog. Something like that. This week has been a doozy and I don't foresee it slowing down until at least June -- of 2010. With a graduation in three weeks, a confirmation the next day and an Eagle Scout Court of Honor a few days later; then the arrival of our Japanese exchange student for 10 days -- I'm thinking I best log off for the time being. I'm excited for the next few weeks. Our eldest son is graduating from high school. The one that left for college in January. His principal told him that even though his course work was finished in December, she wouldn't give him his diploma unless he went through ceremonies with his class. "Your parents have earned that," is basically what she said. Smart lady. Have I mentioned that we're preparing to put our house up for sale in June? Timing has never been my strong suit, but I do work better under pressure, so I'm feeling rather in my element. And to the 50% of my blogging audience who read but never comment (that would be my family), I hear all the "yeah, RIGHTs" being groaned as you read that last sentence. So when I'm spazzing out over the stress, be kind, and don't remind me of what I just wrote. As I work my way through the next three weeks -- ceremonies, hosting a graduation party in our back yard, finals for our freshman, end-of-the-year party for the fifth grader who will be leaving elementary school, and as the class parent coordinating a gift for the teacher and assigning duties for that end-of-the-year party, having new carpet installed, and keeping everything else balanced -- as in laundry, meals, work, and softball practices -- well, I'm thinking it will be like swimming through quicksand. But, when it's all over, it will be summertime. And we'll have nothing to do but sit and watch baseball games. And enjoy the sun and barbeque and go camping a time or two. Oh, and move. Hopefully. Life is good.