Since I work most Fridays, my Five on Fridays tend to be belated and show up on Saturdays.
A bit of a random post this morning. I’m a bit tired after Murphy and his aggravating law showed up for an unannounced visit. Not a lot of photos either and they are a bit random as well.
Sunday And Monday:
I also took photos of my groceries thinking I’d share what I bought in a post. Sandra over at Diary Of A Stay At Home Mom does this in her grocery haul posts. Are you a snoop like me wondering about the things you see the people buy at the grocery store? Sometimes I wonder if the person surveying my groceries can tell I’m attempting to purchase healthy items (mostly for me) and trying to feed two teenage boys and keep my junk-food loving family content all at the same time?
On Monday, the outside world no longer looked like this:
However, Monday night our phones buzzed with the news that my husband’s grandfather fell. He’s back in the hospital. This time in the ICU. The diagnosis of two broken vertebrae and pneumonia did not sound optimistic.
TUESDAY And WEDNESDAY:
My husband and his brother opted to travel to Oklahoma on Tuesday. I stayed here and juggled working with the school runs. I arrived late to work on Tuesday (Traffic! Ugh! And…don’t let me jump on my soapbox about the need of some car-line parents to watch their 7th and 8th graders walk 100 feet into a building…please, keep it moving! Some of us have places to be.)
Tuesday, the weather began to improve. On Wednesday, I broke the coffee cup pictured above. Knocked the handle off of it. Super-glued it back on though.
The Carolina Wren popped out of hiding! Actually, I spotted two wrens but only managed to capture one with the camera. My fuzzy gray assistant kept bumping the camera and switching the angle. Some sort of cat petting emergency. This wren sang a beautiful song of spring! Wednesday evening, my husband called. They moved his grandpa out of the ICU, no pneumonia although he did break a rib. He’s still in the hospital but recovering. Quite miraculous! He and his brother were coming home on Thursday.
THURSDAY And FRIDAY:
Work days for me. Thankfully, my work is full of understanding and compassionate people who adjusted their schedules a bit since I now had to arrive later than my promised time.
We had a wonderful outside day at preschool cleaning up the playground and surrounding area. And my husband arrived home in time to go with me to our tax appointment (Something he usually handles that I dreaded doing on my own).
Friday (yesterday), another day spent mostly outside at work enjoying the wonderful weather. It felt like summer! And, I hardly noticed any bad luck with it being Friday the 13th, quite the opposite for me.
Today, we’re full-circle back to winter weather with a chance of snow showers tonight and tomorrow. Yet, over all it’s been a good week.
What kinds of ups and downs did your week bring you?