No school today.
WHM never has school on Tuesdays but CAM was by that point running a fever again, so we punted on the day.
Or more correctly, we moseyed our way upstairs to showers and baths, and took ourselves to lunch at On the Border (of course), followed by a family matinee of Pirates: Band of Misfits. When we got to OTB Jim and Marie were there, which was a nice surprise. They convinced Mick to sit on the patio. So mark this day with a rock somewhere, because even if that was all we did, if Mick sat on the patio, it was special and noteworthy!
But that wasn't all we did, kids, not at all. CAM was all Tylenol'd up, and WHM had the Zyrtec still in him from last night's bedtime, and we made a quick stop at Publix for me to grab a bag of Raisinets and a bag of M&Ms, and we settled in for the movie!
We were the only ones in the entire thee-ate-ur, as CAM called it. Repeatedly. To Mick's dismay, our little Alabama girl has taken to some Alabamian pronunciations. Lord help us if she needs INsurance for her car or celebrates THANKSgiving when she gets older.
Anyway. Back to the story at hand.
I don't know if it was that he was feeling better or that he's now a seasoned old pro, or maybe just the movie held his interest better, but WHM was a CHAMP today! Phew! I was worried that he'd be fidgety or not like the movie and Mick's patience isn't as good as mine for that stuff. About 3/4 of the way through, CAM sat on my lap and was clearly not feeling too hot, but everyone watched -- and loved -- Pirates.
We came home and relaxed and I tutored, and here it is bedtime.
Seriously, despite CAM's fever, we had a great day.
After tutoring I finished the teacher appreciation gifts for WHM's class tomorrow. The other ones were my idea (the teas) but this is totally pilfered from Pinterest. I'm not super pleased, but not super disappointed. Of course, I bought the flowers yesterday and have managed to almost kill them already -- definitely time to hand them over before they get worse and I have to re-buy them.
|Pinterest version. Here is the link to the original blogger.|
|My version. They say "Thank you for helping us grow" around the top, and in chalk I wrote the kids' names.|
Tomorrow I'll head out and buy the gift cards to sick in them beside the birdhouses, and we'll call it done! What do you think? Decent?