I’ve Got Kids in Different Places

You should have read that to the tune of I’ve Got Friends in Low Places, in case that wasn’t obviously apparent when you read it. That’s what popped into my head at one point today when each subset of my kids was in different locations. The day essentially started the same as any other day with me getting up to take care of Fawkes and Phoenix. Milly was already up, which was slightly surprising to me just because she got in a little later than usual. Let me go into that first I guess. Her mom usually picks her up on Thursdays in the summer then keeps her until Sunday. This week was different because Milly had a day camp started …

Summer has Started

Summer officially started a week ago. I’ve been terrible at keeping up with this once again. Got a lot going on ya know. So let’s back up a bit and try to hit the big stuff. Last weekend Paul and Shahena were in town. I think it was in large part because Patrick and Melissa were in town to celebrate his birthday. Tristen and I met them at some parties at Paul and Shahena’s apartment when they still lived here. I’m Facebook and Instagram friends with them and honestly didn’t know them well, but we all spent some time talking and enjoyed hanging out with them. Tristen pointed out that it was kind of cool hanging out with people you …

Off to Camp

Milly slept until after 9:00 today, still recovering from her birthday sleepover party. That or she suddenly turned into a teenager at the age of 10. She usually wake sup much earlier. In fact, I’m pretty sure this is the latest she’s ever slept, and she might have slept longer if I hadn’t gone into her room and told her she was leaving in a couple hours. Leaving meant going to a week-long overnight summer camp for the week. I wanted to take her to get a bite to eat before I saw her off, so we stopped at Sonic (her request) then headed over to Port City Community Church to drop her off. We checked in, dropped off the …