A day of appointments: yearly physical for me in the morning, doctor for Ben in the afternoon. It was a warm day and the kids were running around outside with no jackets. The crocuses and grape hyacinths are sending up little green shoots in the garden.
I listened to Deep Wizardry in the car while to-ing and from-ing. My favorite scene: when Nita and Kit take her parents to the moon. The kids don’t understand why I love that one so… and I think I do. Because when I read the book I see things from Nita and Kit’s perspective, but I’m also seeing from the parents’ perspective. I identify a lot with Nita’s mom.
Two appointments in one day is exhausting. We got in a bit of school work. Early dinner of pork chops and roast potatoes and Brussels sprouts. The big girls had scouts where they worked on semaphore.
Staying up to wrap Sophie’s birthday presents. We watched an episode of Firefly while I wrapped: The Hero of Canton.
Two photos from today: a sparrow chirping from the top branch of a birch tree, enjoying the nice weather, and a view that Ben brought to my attention: standing directly under a mobile in the doctor’s office lobby, looking up at the atrium ceiling, cool patterns within patterns.