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Good Morning and Happy Sunday! The sun is slowly making its way over the horizon and shedding a muted light on the world. My body has decided that it wants to keep a consistent sleep schedule which means I was awake at five am. A mixed blessing as I see it as it is better for me physically and mentally, but that sometimes I miss sleeping in! What did we do this week? We celebrated a birthday! Serra turned seventeen at the end of January. Dinner at her favorite restaurant, some clothes, spices, and new puzzle cubes to tackle, made for a good day. School was busy with two exams and jazz rehearsals. Friday afternoon caught her off guard as...

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Layers

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! I think the sun has come up however the world looks very white outside. A fresh unexpected layer of snow arrived during the evening and sky matches. Brings to mind the song "A Whiter Shade of Pale".  What did we do this week? Serra finally had a full week of school. Between holidays and snow days it took getting to the third week for it to happen. She is loving her AP Psychology course and soaking it up like a sponge. We got in another dark driving session and have only fifteen hours to go. Her confidence behind the wheel has been growing, which is great.  Amanda had a few things to do schoolwise this...

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Almost, but not quite back to routine

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! It is quiet and cold in my little corner of the Fort. I imagine many people are not awake before seven on a Sunday. I was awake even earlier but sometimes it's cozy to relax before getting out of bed. What did we do this week? It turned into a bit of an odd one. Serra didn't have school with the holiday on Monday and I didn't know that big girl jobs also get some of the unexpected ones as well. Monday turned into a wonderful treat of playing games and having a great time. Okay, the week starts on Tuesday then. Noon that day, a snow day got called for Wednesday which Serra didn't...

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Rainbows

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! It's quiet and grey in my little corner of the Fort so far today. I guess we will see if the day turns around the way the Jaguars-Chargers game did last night. Talk about a tale of two halves! What have we been up to this week? It was the first full week of school for Serra after the winter break. She's not too thrilled about college algebra and was glad of the Calculus tutor's help for the first couple of assignments. Her absolute favorite class is AP Psychology. The teacher is very engaging, and she loves the topic. Class registration for her Senior year is next week and all of the classes she needs...

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Here we go again

Good Morning and Happy Sunday! The cooler temperatures had me staying snuggled in bed longer than I planned. Why do I still get up a little early on the weekends? I love to watch the colors of the sky during a sunrise and enjoy the quiet of the world before everyone wakes up and gets moving. It helps slow me down before life speeds up. What did we do this first week of 2023? The girls finally had a chance to enjoy some sister time by going out together on Tuesday. The candy shop and lunch were a good way for the two of them to reconnect. We also caught Black Panther: Wakanda Forever that evening before it left the theatres. Some...

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