It's August 31st and I'm both shocked and embarrassed that I blogged not once this month. My readers have probably all parked my webpage by now.
I came back from Hawaii and started a new job. My photography business also kicked back in. Which left little time for laundry, dusting, responding to emails, and much less, blogging.
But school is back in session. Which means that our house returns to routine. I can't tell you how happy this makes me. There's something very comforting to me returning to the cycle of our normal life -- having the opportunities to cycle through our day in a predictable way.
Shiny new supplies are labeled and tucked into backpacks. There are visions of straight A’s dancing in parents’ heads. Students are groaning at the thought of homework. Kindergarten parents are tentatively testing the waters of letting their baby grow up. And teachers are ready to fill students’ minds with math and science and reading.