I give you the graduate!

Last week, Emily graduated from preschool.  It was a surreal event.  I knew it was coming.  She had been practicing the songs for weeks.  She (and Spencer and Sidney) practiced crossing over the bridge every afternoon before we got in the car.  And I have been preping for kindergarten for about as long.  But it was still surreal to actually see her in the ceremony, in her dress, high heels, and graduation cap.

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lighting the way, in a pretty way

Those of you who know me in real life know that I need to have a few projects going at any given time.  One should be in process, one on deck and one (ok, 11) in the planning/pre-planning/day dreaming stages.  Right now my big project is unpacking (and prepping for next semesters classes).  But I had a project in the back of my head and today it was fully executed.

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And a house becomes a home

We are still unpacking and organizing here.  But making lots of progress.  This past weekend D got bit by some sort of unpacking bug and went nutty unpacking boxes like mad!  It was a huge help since I got bitten by the “unpacking paralysis” bug.  I am still there, sort of.  I open a box, put two or three things away and then have no idea what to do with everything else in the box.  Slowly but surely everything is going into place and boxes are disappearing.  but it is kind of still a house.

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