Spring Fever

The kids are out of school next week for Spring Break, and after a couple of good rainstorms that California desperately needed, the skies are once again blue. The weather is absolutely perfect, and I’m loving looking out the window from my desk and watching the leaves opening on the trees, and the blue sky beyond.

Still, seeing the gorgeous outside is triggering my senioritis a bit early this year.  I’ve got so much to accomplish, both personally and professionally, and my mind is trying to convince me to go roll around on my back with my legs and arms in the air in the sunshine.

It has been strange adapting to living in a two story house.  Because our bedroom and bathroom is up high, and our weird little toilet room has a window that looks out onto all the mature trees, my husband says it’s like he’s pooping in nature.  In the treetops even!  We aspire to lofty greatness here at the Circus.  Maybe I should hook him up a zipline to the backyard.  What I really need is a laundry chute, but there’s time for that in the future.  Right now, we just need to get through the end of the school year, and then we can tackle more weird projects that involve getting things from upstairs to downstairs in a novel way.

I do want to plant some veggies and fruits while the kids are out on break. My oldest loved helping select plants for our container garden last year, and I think we’ve learned from our mistakes of last year enough that we might get a decent crop of veggies if we actually listen to advice from people who know how to keep green things alive. We’ll see, though. I like the idea of gardening much more than the actual act of gardening.