You can finally breathe out now. May is over.
While it was wonderful what with graduation parties, showers, school finals, summer job hunting, garden prep, birthday parties, weddings, 25th anniversary trips, trek activities and the like, as I predicted it was a CRAZY month.
We are so ready for summer.
Today in fact, we are kicking it off with Lazy Day! We have a family tradition that the first day out of school in the summer... we do absolutely nothing. (Nothing like setting a standard for the summer, right?) Nobody has to get out of bed at a certain time, nobody has to get dressed, eat right, or do chores. And of course, I've included myself in this magical day of suspended reality, thus giving myself free time to peruse the blogosphere to my heart's content. And watch HBO's John Adams mini-series. And possibly do some laundry, because somehow it's more satisfying when I don't HAVE to do it.
Lazy Day is one of two days per year that my kids aren't required to do chores. (Everyone asks if the other day is Christmas. Umm, Heck. No. You think I want to clean up CHRISTMAS by myself? ) The other day is their birthday.
Monday we'll try to start a regular routine around here, and the summer calendar will be in full swing, what with our themed days of the week, regular chores, and even Craaaaaazy Cereal Week. But for today? Just