It’s 9:05 pm. I’m tired. I have a headache. A bad one. I am not at home in my bed writing this as I’m about to fall asleep as usual.
I am here:
At the lake watching Captain Underpants. And although I am tired as I mentioned ( 3 hrs sleep two nights in a row)... I’m glad I’m here.
My kids are on blankets eating snacks. They are all here. All happy. And that’s the way I like things. I just love being with them and if I have to run myself ragged to give them the best life I can, I will. They’ll never remember any of this. I know because I remember so little of my childhood. I’m not doing this so they remember though, I’m doing it for—- today. The happiness....today. The fun today. The laughs today.
Sometimes today is all you have. Trying to make the best of each day is our job... whatever that means to you.
Here’s the day in reverse order:
There’s a hawk between the roof of the playhouse and the trees: