These were taken on Saturday evening, towards the end of what started as a very hectic day.
Daughter had to travel several hours to an invitational cross country meet, which meant that she had to be
Son had to take the SATs, for which he's taken prep classes, practice tests and done just about everything except consult personally with the test developers to improve his score. He had to be
In other words, Saturday started off worse than a normal school day.
There was nothing normal about any of it.
Things vastly improved, however, for everyone. Daughter's race went OK in spite of oppressive heat. Son said his test was brutal (his exact word), but now it's over and done with. I was able to enjoy a relaxing afternoon and evening over on the Northern Neck with someone I wouldn't know if not for this blog.
I'm still not working the paying job due to the government shutdown, however that doesn't mean I'm not
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