Farewell Preschool

sun shining through toys at the park

This was our last week of school. The last day of for the kids was held at a nearby park which was really fun except that another school was already there with all of their kids and parents as well – oops!

Crowded and hectic, it was still a nice way for the kids to spend their last morning together; sliding, running and saying goodbye until the fall.

Today is our first Friday with no preschool. I am exhausted from working almost every night this week. I think Lou is a little out of sorts from the routine change, allergies and heck, it’s Friday.

Everyone is just kind of “done” by Friday sometimes.

I’ve been dreading summer break but although I don’t have a real plan for us yet, I’m feeling slightly optimistic.
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Spring Break Fantasy – Dreaming of Colorado

A little late to the party but I’m linking up with Mama Kat’s writing workshop this week with the prompt, share your idea of the perfect Spring Break family vacation.

beautiful Colorado

Colorado mountains

Image from colorado.inetgiant.com

As I mentioned once before, I’m not from where I live now. I was born and raised in Washington State, the beautiful Pacific North West, but have been living in the mid west for almost 20 years now. I come from mountains and water, everything smelling of pine, foggy winter mornings and cool summers. And I miss it. A lot.

My husband is from here but has moved around quite a bit in his twenties. One of the places he lived for a time was Colorado, somewhere I have never been but am now dying to visit and possibly relocate to someday. From everything he has told me along with my own research online, it seems like the perfect place for both of us.
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