Thanks for meeting me today! Since I can’t even pretend we’re meeting in person, how is it where you are?
It’s cold and dreary here so there’s nothing like a warm beverage to feel a little cozy. And a space heater.
Days like these make me long for an overstuffed chair with a book, a cozy blanket, and a hot mug of something.
Today it’s coffee. Lately it’s been all coffee, all day with water mixed in for good measure.
Right now, I have some regular coffee in my cup with some almond creamer, but if I make another one I might have some tea. We’ll see how the day goes.
How have you been? Really. This whole situation is so messed up, but we’re still making the best of it.
Day by day. Sometimes hour by hour.
Nik has finished the chicken coop which he built in the old barn. Hopefully the kids will paint it this weekend so it can be hosed down when needed. I’m thinking of making labels for the chickens’ roosts. Even if they don’t use them, I think it’ll be cute . They’re going to be moved in there soon. They’re getting so big.
(I still don’t want much to do with them, but they’re sort of cute, I guess.)
Mazzy is a love. A total jerk sometimes, but a love mostly. For her 6 month birthday, we got to have x-rays done of her digestive track because she got ahold of my pin cushion. (She was fine.) Then Sunday night she got ahold of something that made her sick for hours on Monday. So much doggie vomit. Poor girl didn’t know what was going on with her and she was so confused. Eventually, she fell asleep on my lap watching Criminal Minds. (She’s been fine since.)
And the kids are doing well. They’ve adjusted mostly to the new normal of half the week at their moms, half the week here during the day. We have a schedule that’s working for us in our home and we’re all learning a lot. (Academically and otherwise!)
So far, I think the biggest thing I’ve learned is that I was absolutely correct in my choice not to be a primary school teacher, but middle school is alright. Also, that I do better working from home many days than I thought I would.
What have you learned lately?