The weather has been sunny, but cool this week and I didn't do a whole lot outside during vacation. I did get much reading done and nearly all caught up on my correcting.
Last night we went to see Godspell. It was amazing. I knew about half the people it it; students, former students, parents of students, and co-workers. It was so well done and so much fun to watch them sing, dance and act. I was amazed by how much the kids have grown up- even ones who I usually see 5 days a week. They are growing into such fine young men and women. And talented!
Today was sunny and warm. I woke up with a head ache, so I knew it was going to be a fun allergy day. John and I had challenging and deep discussions over breakfast (once the coffee kicked in!). He is truly my best friend. I love him so much and I am so grateful for him! He challenges me intellectually and spiritually. He's so good for me and I am good for him.
John puttered around the yard and cleaned out the truck while I made a noon trip to the library. I was simply going to return a dvd and book and look for the Godspell soundtrack and dvd of Narnia and then return home; after all, I have a stack of books I'm working through. I swear. And I did return those two things and look for the other two. But our library has such a great YA section...and a great cd collection... So I came home with The Shins cd, Godspell soundtrack, Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment and Maximum Ride: Schools Out-Forever by James Patterson, Maximum Ride the Manga version, Manga Romeo and Juliet, and Pop by Gordon Korman. Maybe I should look for a local chapter of Biblioholics Anonymous!
After lunch we went for a walk in the woods. Parking at Redemption Rock (cool place- wicked big rock where the settlers arranged the ransom of Mary Rowlandson during King Phillip's War), we followed the Mid-State Trail north up over some ledges that we've been able to see from the road and wanted to check out. Beautiful view of Mt. Wachusett from there. Then we headed south back to Redemption Rock and past it toward Mt. Wachusett. We'd forgotten to bring water with us, so we didn't go all the way to Wachusett. It was pretty in the woods, though. A lot of cool trees.
Today has been a beautiful spring day and a nice close to vacation. Off to make pizza!