May 19, 2006

Days, Hours, Minutes...Counting Away

We had such a busy day yesterday, in the morning Jack and Sophie's school went to May Farms for a school field trip. Then Jack and I had chemo, by they way of home to get Jack cleaned up from all the farm animal kisses and twiddles (Ms. May's word for tinkling). Jack's counts were good 1436 ANC, and now we have 2 weeks of just blood draws. Hip Hip Hooray. After this two weeks, we start on the Phase 8, the last 6 week phase and then we will be done with this chemo, his next scan in July will give the doctor's the information they need to decide what the next course of action will be.
We are also counting down the days:
1 more day until the swimming pool opens!
5 more school days (really 3 full days and 2 1/2 days) until school is out for summer!
15 Days until Disney World!

This is the time of year it seems like is FULL of anticipation, excitement everywhere, and it is this time of year that it seems like time just stands still. That old saying a watched pot never boils, a counted school year never ends. It will arrive and the day will be glorious. The kids and I are going to have a living room sleepover, we will all set up our sleeping bags, watch movies and eat popcorn on next Thursday night, to celebrate the beginning of summer vacation.
It is time to wake up the kids and get ready for the last Friday of school this school year, counting again.....
The pictures above are of the kids at May Farms, and the baby goat who tried to eat my camera, along with everything else in sight, is named Tuesday. She was born a month ago during a field trip from a Tuesday/Thursday class of pre-schoolers, May said if babies are born with a group there, then the group picks the babies name, so hence forth, the 3 year olds called her Tuesday, because ... it was Tuesday when she was born. Very cute.


holly said...

Living room sleepover. Thats's a great way to start the summer.

The Troy Stirman Family said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the pic of Jack with the turtle!

It's definitely Summer time- see you guys at the pool!

jessica said...

When we went to May Farm with Megan's kindergarten class the donkey decided Kali's hair was straw... he chomped down on her arm in the process... we had donkey teeth perfectly imprinted on her upper arm. We still love May Farm... the girls just wear their hair up in a pony tail now!

Sarah said...

I LOVE May farm!!! Can't wait for the pool, either. My computer currently reads 99*!! It's TIME!

LiteratureLover said...

A living room sleepover, what fun!