2. The eldest is acting more and more like a middle schooler (the land which we've just joined with her) and I'm not sure that I'll successfully make it through the next decade with my sanity intact.
3. Tonight, for the first time since early May, I was able to open the windows and enjoy the breeze. First time in 15 days it's been below 90 degrees=me doing a huge happy dance.
4. My brother, sister-in-law and sweet niece have been able to visit and perch on their way to and from destinations south of the nest.
5. Both Legs and Little Bit helped me weed all of the flower beds and generally spruce up the grounds, despite it being 100 degrees on Monday. We also got the garage organized and the floor washed--it's so clean you could literally eat off of it. Although the later is strange, it makes me exceedingly pleased.