How was your day? Mine? Busy, thanks for asking. It started out alright, checking emails and stuff on my backup computer (remember, my main computer died yesterday). It wasn’t too long, however, before the regular morning routine kicked into high gear. Breakfast, getting dressed, etc.
After getting three kids to school, I came home and got a couple more things done. Since the public school I work at as a crossing guard is not in session at all this week for parent-teacher conferences, I was able to take the time to go to the store. Laura, who works as a student teacher at the same public school, didn’t have a conference until this afternoon. There were a number of ingredients to purchase for Thanksgiving dinner, as well some of the regular week’s worth of groceries.
Fortunately, I spent not nearly as much money as I had feared I would. I got home, unloaded the car, put the food away, and headed out again. It was field trip day for my daughter’s first grade class. The call came out a while ago for parent volunteer drivers, and since I have the Millennium Falcon, as well as the lack of obligation to return in time to conduct crossing guard duties, I readily volunteered.
Seattle Children’s Theater was putting on a staging of Frog & Toad. Quite enjoyable. It makes me wish I could attend more live theater, especially with the kids.
Oh, there was an issue about parking the Millennium Falcon and how it doesn’t fit in the parking garage. I could, if I had the time and energy, make an entire blog post surrounding the rain and having to drop off the kids under my care and attempt to find a different parking lot without a roof, as well as navigating the small spaces. It’s already after 8pm and I have so much other work left to do, however, I’m just going to gloss over things.
We returned back to the school a few minutes before school let out. Again, I could make a whole blog post about how children should be raised so as to not unbuckle until the vehicle is stopped, or at the very least not in the middle of the street. Thankfully, my daughter knew better. I say this because enforcing a punishment for such an offense over the holiday weekend would be difficult.
Got my own kids, came home, and Laura left to go help with parent-teacher conferences. I worked on dinner, then fed the kids, bathed them, etc. I just put most of the kids to bed, Laura came home and is reading Harry Potter with August. Now I am attempting to get this done and posted so as to be able to move on and do my “regular” work for the website, which I would have gotten done during the day, but didn’t happen since I was busy with other things as posted above.
So I hope to get to bed at a reasonable hour, so I need to cut this short so as to be able to move on to other stuff. Apologies for the lame post once again. At least I haven’t completely faile NaBloPoMo – even on a technicality.