Category Archives: Surviving Summer Funtimes

Surviving Summer Funtimes 2019 — Week the First

The first in a series of posts that are supposed to be weekly but probably won't be because it's summer break and I will definitely be doing ALL THE FUN.  To both record the summer fun and to be considered fun at parties that I'm not invited to, I will share with you my family's dangdongdarnit summer Funtimes. Short notes, though, because I am too busy making sweet summer Funtimes to have much time do anything like hide in my office and write while they knock at the door and wail plaintively.  In fact, I would assume that the Funtimes will be so time-consuming that by early July, these entries will be but two words.

 

Summer break, where we again rush in where angels and folks with common sense fear to tread. Continue reading Surviving Summer Funtimes 2019 — Week the First

Surviving Summer Funtimes: Week the Ninth

Vacation
All I ever wanted
Vacation
Had to get away
Vacation
Meant to be spent alone

There are certain truths when my family takes a vacation:

The day before we leave, I will be in a frenzy cleaning the house, which somehow never seems clean when we return. I will overpack. I’m getting better about clothing, but I still manage to bring five trial size mascaras and 15 different liquid highlighters that I end up throwing out because they all just give me disco wrinkles. And books. Somehow I think I will read 17 books in six days at the beach with my kids.  Continue reading Surviving Summer Funtimes: Week the Ninth