Monday, April 11, 2011
Return from Spring Break
Spring break is over and all the kiddos return to school today. We didn't travel anywhere this year, but I didn't mind. I like it when the city seems less crowded. We could sleep a few minutes later each day because there was less traffic. The office was quiet since many folks were out of town, so I could catch up on work. And, it was especially nice not being cramped in the Family Truckster for 12 hours in bumper-to-bumper traffic on I-65 South.
It's weird, because you know that more people stay home during spring break than not. Yet, when I went for a walk in the neighborhood on Saturday, it seemed like a ghost town. Many places looked deserted. It's at that point where you do feel like you're the only ones who stayed behind. But, our turn is coming this summer, so I didn't have any pangs of jealousy over not having ventured to the beach last week. I was plenty happy with my Friday off with the kids.
We enjoyed a cookout last evening (it reached 86 degrees yesterday!) and watched the final round of the Masters. Good showing, Mr. Schwartzel. Sad to see young Irishman Rory McIlroy have a complete meltdown during the final round. Poor guy. But, he's only 21. He'll be back.
For those of you with kids or who are teachers/students, have you had a spring break yet? Will you be traveling or enjoying time at home?
Hope everyone has a great week!
Prayers requested: We had a another family health-scare last week, so dear friends, please keep my mother-in-law in your prayers. She suffered a stroke last Wednesday. In less than a year's time, Hubby's mom and my mom have been hit with strokes. MIL is improving and making progress with her therapy. Thank God we have both our moms with us - they are fighters!
Image from nationallampoon.com.