Oh, I had so many many plans for last week. Since we school year round, last week was a break week. We were going to kick it in high gear and get Christmas presents made every morning or afternoon, and have some sewing time, and play and play and play. Well, we got playing done and a few gifts, but mostly, Mom sat around, and the the girls did as they pleased. They played Little People and made a multicultural village. They played mini dolls and reenacted the All of a Kind Family book which Emma loved. They dressed up like Barbie princesses. They watched a movie or two. They even did a few chores at mom’s request even though most were a day or two late. And you know what, the world did not come to an end. I don’t know when my counters were last wiped off, but life has continued to go on. This is a surprising revelation for a perfectionist like myself, but there will be time for some of this other stuff after I get some sleep which will hopefully happen in the next week or so. Until then, I pray and hope to hold on to my patience as we all wait this out. So far, so good.