We are on the downside of summer break. We’re past the busy part of summer. We’ve been focused on the world up close and when I reflect on what we’ve done
- I’ve finished two professional development classes. CHECK
- O’s softball season is complete. CHECK
- W is finished with summer football. CHECK
- O is home from church camp. CHECK
- W’s Eagle project is completed. CHECK
- W is off to Philmont and hiking in the Sange de Christo Mountains of northeastern New Mexico. CHECK
The busy part of summer ended Wednesday afternoon when the train pulled out of the station; actually it ended when I finished loading the cars and pointed the car east, then north early Thursday afternoon. I could feel the muscles in my neck loosen and relax with each mile away from home.
Sure, we have work to do, there is always something to keep us busy, to keep us on our toes – we have two kids, a house, and a dog and that’s more than plenty.
B has plenty of gardening work and I have to begin thinking of the coming school year. Up close, the work is easy, it’s when I look at what I have to do from afar that it seems monumental and overwhelming. One step at a time. Continue reading Close Up