Ah, the house is silent save for the hounds rustling about and the household machinery thrumming along. My tots are off to school once more. Will, now a fifth grader, was excited to see his friends again. Ian headed off to the land of freshmen with less joy. He was, in fact, downright aggravated by the whole deal. Kate is off to her first day of college with her insanely heavy tomes and a grin.
Here's Will and the bus stop gang. He's the one on the left with the goofy smile. Hussain is next to him. They are buddies and are delighted to be in the same class this year.
As for me, no school, but much art work awaits. I miss the kids. It is too quiet and this will be a long day.