I’ve kept a lot of notes, and using the 6×8 daily sheets that were provided for Week in the Life.
TUESDAY, THE ABRIDGED VERSION
I could not sleep so I was up at 5:22AM. My morning ritual involves playing a round of Plants vs. Zombies 2. It’s one of the few games I play on the iPad. (The other one is Another Case Solved, but only for the candy until they add more chapters!)
When we get ready to check out of a hotel, we always do one last sweep to make sure we have all of our belongings. Unfortunately my mom lost an earring the day before and despite our best efforts of moving furniture around, we couldn’t find it.
We load up our stuff. I’ve started bringing a hamper with us when we travel locally so that it’s easier to put all our dirty clothes, ready to be washed as soon as we get home.
Brian stopped by another hotel to get information about temporary housing. The fourth time is the charm.
We go to the mall again, and I’m pretty much over it, but it’s convenient and we’re waiting for our realtor to update us on where and when to meet. We do a little bit of shopping.
After all the house hunting, we head out to lunch to figure out the next plan. We haven’t found a house that we want, and the one that we want is way over budget. We eat and come up with a deadline (before Thanksgiving), and make plans.
We get home at 5PM and we have barely gotten out of the car, when our neighbors ask if I can help pick up their daughter at 7:30. We get our kids ready for bed, and I head out at 7:25 to the school. It’s a football game, she’s in band, they’re still playing and I wait until around 8 when they’re finished.
The laundry is running (thanks Mom!) and we finish unpacking our stuff.
Brian watches a Doctor Who while I read on the couch beside him. We turn in early to bed where he plays on the phone a bit while I continue reading. (I changed the bedspread while the house is on the market.)
There is nothing like the first time you crawl into bed after traveling. It’s magical. It’s home.