The days and weeks just keep flying by, one after another after another. Some are ordinary, with multiple loads of laundry and grocery shopping and rocket math and finding lost articles of clothing. Others are more momentous, like when my firstborn went on a school science trip for three nights and cell phones were not allowed. Working six days a week and getting caught up with life makes me so exhausted I just don't have the energy to sit down at the computer.
But... my mom says I really need to update my blog.
And I do like to look back and remember the everydays that I used to document here, not just the holidays. So, I will try again.
Last weekend, Jessica ran in her first track meet. She competed in 4 events, the 100m relay, the 50m, junior javelin and the shuttle hurdle relay. Her school only started the track team about a month and a half ago, so they were really inexperienced and new to the sport. And the venue was *huge* and pretty intimidating. But the 5th grade girls did great in the long jump, and the 4th grade boys did very well with their relays, and Jessica said she had a great time. It was exhausting, but exhilarating and exciting. I screamed myself hoarse.
Such intensity! This week the coaches had a pizza party for the kids on the track team, to congratulate them all. I asked Jessie if she wanted to do something nice for them, and she immediately got busy.