If this day is any indication of how summer is going to be--I'll be half dead before it's over!
Let's break it down:
6:30 - 7:30 a.m.--Get out of bed and help Andy get ready for his first day of summer chemistry (he has to take it over the summer because his schedule next year is too full.)
--Get Gooser and Pickle dressed and ready.
--Wake up Patrick and Teddy for last day of school.
7:30- 8:15--Head over with Andy to the high school to purchase chemistry book.
--Wait in line at bookstore behind Dude #1 with hair that is longer and pinker than mine, and his friend, Dude #2 with fingernails WAY longer than mine. Is this a new guy fashion thing?
8:15 - 9:10--Race home at the last minute to get Teddy, Patrick and Gooser to school.
--Get teacher gifts handed out.
--Come home, quickly check email.
9:15--Back to school to pick everybody up (the last day was an hour!?!)
9:30 - 10:00--Review report cards, make a couple of phone calls, have coffee.
10:00 - 11:00--Workout (hard).
11:00-11:45--Run around trying to get house ready for appraiser.
--Take Gooser to playdate
11:45--Appraiser shows up 15 minutes early. Call realtor and tell him to get here ASAP to help with appraiser.
11:45-12:15 Deal with appraiser and talk to realtor.
--Find out about football camp that starts tomorrow--kids want to attend. Confusion ensues about football equipment. Do we have the right gear??
12:15 - 1:10--Pick up Gooser from playdate.
--Take all the kids to grocery store.
1:20--Come home to get Andy who is just back from chemistry. Realize that McDonald's is the only place we'll have time to go for lunch.
1:30 - 1:45 Crazy-fast lunch at McDonald's.
--Salad and water.
1:50--Race back home to grab Gooser's bathing suit so we can make it in time for swimming lesson.
1:55--Run into neighbor who informs me that three kids in Teddy's class have SWINE FLU!
2:00--3:00--Gooser's swimming lesson.
--We wait in hot balcony area while Pickle climbs dangerous concrete bleachers.
--Stressed out and hot.
--Worried about Swine Flu.
3:00-4:00--Inventory football gear for tomorrow's camp. We need cleats!!
--Finally put away groceries.
--Clean lizard cage.
5:00 - 6:00--Patrick's cello lesson.
--Makeshift dinner of chicken wings and onion rolls.
--Eat standing up.
--Husband arrives home.
6:00 - 6:30--Husband and big boys go for a run.
--Put little ones to bed.
--Realtor calls with more on the crazy story of Mr. Howell and our out-of-control real estate deal.
6:30 - 6:45--Men back from run.
--Try to relay realtor's story to husband.
--Call friend who I think has cleats--she does! And will bring them over later.
6:45 - 10:00 p.m.--Oil painting class. Very hot in room.
--Insane classmate very irritable and edgy tonight. I'm scared!
--Work on copying Van Gogh painting assignment.
--Mosquitos invading room and sticking to oil paint.
10:15--Get home and before I even put my purse down, am asked "Where are the rubber bands???" with much urgency.
--Find rubber bands.
--Have a brownie.
10:55--Finish writing blog.
--Not finished with blog though.
--Must go feed rabbit.
--OK, now I'm finished.
--Now it's 11:07.
--Don't know why it took so long to write that part about the rabbit.
--Was just standing there staring into space.
--OK, now I'm really finished!
--But I'm wondering if I'll have time to take a shower tomorrow. No time for that today...