Rob and I took yesterday off. Not to do anything. But, just not to be at work. We started with a nice round of chores. I cleaned carpets for 3 hours and Rob built me an enclosure to hold mulch as a floor for this winter's green house. Then, we went for Indian buffet for lunch. Rob had never had Indian food and he liked it very much. I looked at his plate and said "I'm sorry you didn't care for it." Both times that he cleaned his plate.
Then, we rested for the afternoon. He took a nap and I cut out a quilt for a friend. Then, Sydney brought a friend home from school and they did their thing and we did ours. I appliqued grapes. Just a dozen or so left to go. Rob studied lawn mowers. He needs a new one, but can't find one he likes, so he's going to repair.
Pizza made the perfect supper and Rob and I sat in the living room and watched a movie and they stayed in Sydney's room. I don't know what they did. Sydney said they stayed up til 10:30, but Rob said he heard something loud closer to 11:30.
And, they slept half the morning while I pinbasted a Linus quilt and Rob puttered.
Again, I am fascinated by the ordinary-ness of our lives.
Oh, and we got a call from a coach yesterday. We got fussed at for the deplorable state of our child's shoes. What did I know. I haven't seen those shoes since I told he she couldn't bring them home anymore cuz they stunk so bad.
The call was very compassionate, but did have just the tinies bit of chastising, unsure whether we could afford new shoes and offering to help out if we needed it to get them. That made me feel funny. First funny that she thought we needed the help. Then funny that she offered and curious about whether she was talking about school funds or her personal funds. And, funny that I got absorbed in grades and forgot shoes.
Oh, well. That's how it is, right? Anyway, we will be buying new shoes today. I have a 20% off coupon that's burning a hole in my email inbox. Okay, that's it fo rme. I'm off to cast my last minute vote in the quilt show and then we're off for a bit of shopping and lunch. Sydney's friend loves Thai food. Maybe we'll go all international and do that today.
Take care. Lane