It has been back-to-school madness over here. Cowgirl started second grade - what?!
|wearing her dog shark t-shirt - a girl has to make the proper first impression
And we grown-ups returned to work at our respective Universities which means life back on the road and stuck morning in traffic. Little time to linger as we all hit our routines hard. And how are we holding up?
|"I'm NOT tired!"
We did manage to pull ourselves together, mustering the energy to celebrate our six year family anniversary -
Six years into the reign of Cowgirl and we can honestly say, life with a benevolent tyrant is pretty sweet. (Note: this year I did NOT include a view of our anniversary cake which was a first attempt by myself and Cowgirl to make a
Another August has trickled through our fingers but we are hanging on to the bitter end, squeezing in as many final trips to the pool as we can possibly manage.
Meanwhile, I have been busy with much plotting, planning, tinkering and navel gazing which may or may not manifest into something visible. Most certainly a deepening and an internal mellowing is occurring.
Or perhaps I am just learning to finally relax? Absorbing some much needed wisdom - and guidance - from a master.
Ah August, how we have enjoyed you! (but good things are coming, oh yes, they are coming!)