So, I have the feeling that my Weekly Wrap-Up posts are going to get pretty monotonous this summer. I mean, really, my favorite part of summer break is staying up late, playing around on the computer. We don’t school through the summer, not even light schooling, though the random “learning opportunity” may present itself. So, you can just skim to the bottom and link up if you want. 😉
We did absolutely nothing on Monday. Brian had to work and we’d already enjoyed a Memorial Day cookout with family on Sunday. It rained, so we just hung around the house. I think I worked on laundry a bit. I did enjoy our Memorial Day cookout, though. I loved spending time with my dad and extended family. I also loved that the shirt I wore came from my daughter’s closet! It was a large and too big for her, but it fit me! It’s been a long time since I’ve been able to comfortably wear a large.
Tuesday, we ran some errands. I dropped my wedding/engagement rings off to be sized — smaller! They were able to be taken down a full size. My favorite part of getting work done on my rings is how they use the “magical, top-secret jeweler stuff” to clean them up. My rings look brand new.
Wednesday, I decided to start my birthday week. 😉 I picked up my rings, so that was birthday present number one. On Thursday, my camera bag was delivered, so that was birthday present number two. My camera is on a UPS truck somewhere today on its way to my house. My personal goal for the day is not to frighten or physically injure the UPS man when he comes to my door. I can’t wait to get my camera, though, and start learning how to use it.
Other highlights from the week:
Rain. I got my van washed last Thursday. It has rained every single day since I did. It’s raining right now. Oh, well. A rainy summer day is still better than a sunny winter day, as far as I’m concerned. Unless, of course, it’s one of those unseasonably warm, sunny winter days. Those are really nice.
Scrabble. I am hopelessly addicted to online Scrabble. I think I’ve played every day since I discovered it. Usually several times a day. Not during the day, though — usually. Mostly between the hours of midnight and 2 AM. And, it’s like potato chips: I can’t play just one game. I have to play two or three in a row. I love word games and Scrabble is my favorite.
Did you see my post yesterday, Time for Mom? Rana suggested that I make it a linky event. Would you enjoy that? You could each post about the hobbies for which you’re making time and maybe post pictures of the fruits of your labor, whether it be drawing, paining, knitting, sewing, scrapbooking, photography…whatever. What do you think? If there’s enough interest, I wouldn’t mind hosting a link up even, maybe once or twice a month. How often would you want to participate?
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Kris Bales is a newly-retired homeschool mom and the quirky, Christ-following, painfully honest founder (and former owner) of Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers. She has a pretty serious addiction to sweet tea and Words with Friends. Kris and her husband of over 30 years are parents to three amazing homeschool grads. They share their home with three dogs, two cats, a ball python, a bearded dragon, and seven birds.