In case you didn't notice, it's Back-to-School time. It's honestly one of my favorite times to be on Facebook; I love all of the smiling pictures of kids in their new school clothes with the hair cuts and new backpacks and fresh looks. Of course, this year felt a bit more bittersweet as I had to share a picture of my baby heading off to Kindergarten. Weep. All the same, I've been reading through so many back-to-school posts with smiles (and tears and laughs and everything in between). I thought I'd share some with you today so you can smile/laugh/cry/weep with me. Power in numbers, you guys.
Well, let me tell you:I've barely stepped a foot in Nikki's old room since she moved out in 2006. TWO THOUSAND AND SIX! Sure, I went in there to make sure she removed every last trace of Nikkiness and took it with her when she moved out. Not that I didn't want any residual of Nikki here, I just have enough of my own stuff to contend with. My intention back in 2007 when I asked her to get the last of her stuff out of the closet was to spread out. (I do have a splatter painting she made in 3rd grade framed and hanging on a wall). ...more
Finally!!! The summer semester has finally ended. That was a rough ten weeks! Now I actually have a bit of time off before the madness begins again. I don't have to pick up my books for fall until the 12th and fall classes don't begin until the 21st.Okay...now that I look at those dates...that doesn't seem like that much time!! Crap!!! I have a huge (and I mean humongous) list of stuff to get done before school begins again. Ugh!!...more
The summer semester is almost over! I only have two finals left...I will be done Wednesday evening!I want to thank you all for hanging around in spite of these huge gaps in posting. I have been completely overwhelmed this semester and I truly appreciate y'all!Without a doubt...I'll see you Thursday!!Love,Jerri...more