Monday, August 21, 2006

Sometimes, You Gotta Take a Break

I didn't write a thing on Saturday. Instead, I slept in late (ooh, how I LOVE to sleep in on Saturday mornings!) and took my time getting up. Stayed in bed for awhile and read a new book and then got ready to go to the mall for the back to school shopping experience. And I found me another pair of Levis - woo hoo!

My daughter had a blast - we found her plenty of clothes and even found her a shirt with a horse on it - she's been wanting one. But we have yet to find the tiger shirt. My daughter loves tigers. In fact, she told me the other day that she doesn't want to be a teacher anymore when she grows up - she wants to be a zoo helper. She loves animals so much that I wouldn't be surprised if that is the path she takes.

Yesterday we went to church, ran to the home improvement store, and then came back. I had a relaxing afternoon. Read my book, played with the dogs, and even got quite a bit of writing done. The weekend went entirely too fast, as usual, but at least I wasn't so busy that I feel wiped out today. If I can have a day to relax and lounge around during the weekend, Mondays aren't so bad for me.

School starts a week from today. I don't think my daughter is ready. She'll be a big first grader this year. I think she'll be just fine, but there must be something a little nerve wracking about going from kindergarten to first grade.

I'm just glad that autumn is almost here! I can't wait for cooler temps.

8 comments:

  1. Sounds like you had a nice weekend. I did too. :)

    My son started school (jr high!) last week, my daughter starts preschool tomorrow. My kids are getting so big! Makes me feel old...

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  2. Sounds like a nice weekend.

    You're daughter will slide right into the routine within a couple of days. And she will love it.

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  3. Sometimes you need some downtime from writing. I'm usually very sluggish in my writing, and then hit writing streaks. LOL. Back to school, how fun for you!!

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  4. You'll have plenty of time for writing once school starts :) Sounds like a great weekend!

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  5. Sometimes doing a lot of nothing on the weekend is the best thing you can do for yourself. Sending good wishes your way for you daughter's new school year! :)

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  6. Sounds like a great weekend. And oddly I found a new pair of Levis on Saturday too. They are one of the few jeans that come in short leg length and I can always find a style that flatters.

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  7. Aaack - I coulda sworn I'd left a comment here yesterday. Glad you had such a relaxing weekend :-) Those are soooo important! Plus getting some writing done is a real bonus.

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  8. My daughter's starting first grade too! She would be in grade 3 if we'd stayed in Scotland so she's more than ready for it. It'll be an emotional moment when she finally does those full days :)

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