Today I’m all out of sorts.
Truth be told,
I’ve been this way for a couple of days…
my heart is restless
and my mind whirling
as I try to hold on to it all.
It’s been so long
since I’ve fully embraced the goodness of summer…
the thrill of wide open spaces on the calendar,
the marvel of watching the sun set in a miriad of colors,
the joy of late summer evenings of softball under the lights,
and drippy ice cream cones.
The reality is that the sun is setting my perfect summer.
School buses started their annual routes this morning
and our homeschool will start next week.
And, after a week of homeschool,
the one I first schooled will move out and move on
and our day to day activities will include four people,