The first week back to work after break is always rough. It makes me feel like I didn't soak up all the free time I had just days before. But in reality, these past couple of weeks were close to perfect. My parents visited and extended their trip so that they were with us for nearly 10 days, which was so fun. We went out on dates, took Sloan to the zoo (she only lit up for the zebras), played Scattergories, reorganized closets and drank good wine at night. It was quiet and sweet and just what I needed after a busy year.
I feel like the last 14 days have been nothing but a haze of illness (my dad even got the flu while he was visiting us last weekend, poor guy). Typically what happens is I get sick and G remains stalwart in health, his immunity almost never succumbing to seasonal bugs. But we ...read more