For those of you who love college football, you know that today is the day when all the teams play their rivals. This is always a big day in our house being lifelong Florida State fans.
We actually video chatted during the big game, but his version of the game was about 40 seconds ahead of ours so he kept calling out the plays before they happened. After I threatened to hang up on him he stopped.
We passed the iPad around and everyone got a chance to chat with him, including my parents. It was a fun afternoon.
Not wanting to have a miserable Sunday checking co-op homework, I’ve been checking it throughout the week. Today I sat down for the final check and after reading through a few emails realized that my son’s big end of the semester project is due Monday not next Monday.
I spent the rest of my evening helping him with his project that is due in less than 48 hours. He is completely unconcerned about the deadline and seems to think I could be overreacting a little bit.
I could think of about a million things I’d rather be doing than going to the store to pick up block letters and glue sticks while helping put together a presentation board on China, but here I am. And here I’ll be tomorrow helping him finish it up, past bedtime, trying to get it all done before school on Monday.
My husband has been deployed to the Middle East for 274 days. These are my real thoughts expressing my heart during his absence. I appreciate your prayers and kind words as we cope, adapt, and carry on without him until August 2014. To read from the beginning, click here.