I hope everyone’s had a suitably relaxing series of sun-soaked days at this point, full of BBQs, fireworks and toe-tickling sandy beaches.
I think many people took some time off of work this week…I didn’t. I’m smack between two major releases for a survey I coordinate at the day job, and worked my tail off last week to meet a bunch of deadlines. On top of that, I had a stomach bug that added a special element to checking off items from my endless to-do list.
The 4th was fun — spontaneous BBQ at my parents’ house, complete with early fireworks and sparklers for our pack of girls (between our two families, my brother and I have five girls, four of them ranging in age from two to five, and a 14 year old). It was fun watching my brother and hubby organize fireworks and show off for the kids. Then we went home and tucked our exhausted kids into bed, closed the windows tight, and went outside with a beer to watch the neighborhood go crazy from our front lawn.
In terms of my writing to-do list…I didn’t show up like I need to last week. I’ll do better in the coming week. Here are my goals: