I love the known. I treasure the known. If something is on the horizon in my life that I'm unfamiliar with, I read all about it until I'm well versed on the topic. There exists little out there in "Known-land" about how to guide a football player, a budding pianist, a fresh kindergardener, and a yet-to-be-potty-trained two-year-old, not to mention a home-body wife and a can-I-have-some-space-on-the-school-table? minister/husband through the experience of sabbatical. I have finally learned how to at least spell the word S-A-B-B-A-T-I-C-A-L.
My Man, being the right-angle, planner-in-holster kind of guy has been for the last 12 months, attempting to discuss going on sabbatical with me and up until about four months ago, I successfully thwarted his best efforts. I just didn't want to talk about what I couldn't figure out. If I didn't talk about it, surely it wouldn't happen right? A few months ago, when I was trapped in the seatbelt of our van on the way home from vacation, My Man succeeded in talking
As it happens, before I am even good and unpacked from vacation, here I am in September...
...ON SABBATICAL!Well, My Man is on Sabbatical and the kids and I are pretty much doing what we do in September--school. We did begin a few weeks earlier than we normally do to take into account a few "teacher-travel" days. Otherwise, except for "donating" a few feet of school space to Daddy and adjusting to having him
EXCEPT FOR THIS ONE REALLY COOL THING THAT HAS BEEN HAPPENING...
I may or may not complain a bit about how
Would you please look at this?
A beautiful lunch of nachos grande
prepared lovingly for us by...
Yesterday he took us to McDonald's and the day before he made us gourmet PB&J sandwiches! Balm to my weary lunch blues!
I LOVE Sabbatical!!
**I know that the calendar above is not for this current year, it is a really neat one from the 50s! Thanks anyway for your concern ;-) it would be very like me to be motoring about in the wrong year!!