This Is Not A Year End Review, It’s Just A Tribute

I honestly don’t know where (or when) to begin. I was going to start with the glossed over reasons that prevented me from doing my monthly updates in October and November. Then, I was going to turn those excuses into a “Fall Wrap-up” (cough… Backyard Ren Faire). Then, it was mid-December, and I was firmly planted in a sea of “Have To Do Right Now” projects. Now, it’s the ascot end of December, time for a “Year In Review”, and I’m just sick to death of trying to sum up all that this year was.

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.”― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
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What Have We Learned, Children?

Y’all. I am so happy that school is back in session. With fall in progress, my homebound podlings spend the weekdays in their own virtual learning spaces and busy silence has once again descended upon our abode. I applaud the teachers everyday for their hard work, which allows me to remain focused on my own 9-to-5. My babies have already been taught how to wash their clothes and how to unload the dishwasher this summer, so I clearly have nothing left to teach them.

I also taught them about the Stalk Market because I’m a good parent.
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