Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Today was Wednesday

Today was...

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire with dragon fights and a nap on the couch.

Today was watching Corinne clear her RummiKub board of 8 tiles at once and triumphantly slap her final number 11 on the carpet with a "HA!" and a grin.

Today was 3 cups of coffee with peppermint mocha creamer and feasting on creamy-coconut 7 layer bar cookies before a grilled cheese for lunch.

Today was spelling words and state birds and Daniel Boone and division by ten's and topic sentences for a 6th grade essay.

Today was cuddling with my kids under a quilt in front of our Christmas tree while we laughed our way through an I Spy book.

Today was washing a load of laundry with a little extra fabric softener because the detergent was nearly empty.

Today was playing Jingle Bells on the piano and singing slowly while Corinne practiced her sign language homework.

Today was watching our dog gleefully wriggle in anticipation of Justin's arrival at 2:35 as the school bus drove down the street.

Today was happily working on LTYM background details and filling in empty spaces on spreadsheets.

Today was taking a long shower and cursing the first woman to ever shave her legs.

Today was waiting for Patrick to come home with wine and dish soap so that I can clean the dishes and not even care about the futility of the repetition.

Today was Wednesday.

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