Friday, March 29, 2013

Spring Break - Day by Day

Day 1 -
sleep late
Day 2 -
vegetate
Day 3 -
watch TV
Day 4 -
stay low key
Day 5 -
sort of bored
Day 6 -
Mom is floored
Day 7 -
I feel a fool
Day 8 -
ready for school

28 comments:

Tamera Will Wissinger said...

Ha! I like your fun spring break list poem, Bridget. Happy spring and happy Easter.

Tara @ A Teaching Life said...

8 wonderful days ahead for you! I am looking forward to our Spring Break - a week away!

Heidi Mordhorst said...

Ha. Where's "Day 4-ready to throttle; Day 5-hit the bottle"? Oh wait; you have GIRLS...

Buffy Silverman said...

Great, Bridget. Hope you survived!

jama said...

LOL. What a fun poem. Only a week's vacation?

Joy said...

Oh goodness, Bridget.
What a fun poem. I hope you are lining up summer camps for the summer break. :)

JOY

Ruth said...

:-)

Donna Smith said...

We have to wait until the middle of April here...spring is about a month later in Maine! And I'm retired now anyway...but I remember loving vegetation days~

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Tamera! It's been nice to have my girls home, but we are all glad that school starts up again next week. Happy Easter to you, too! =)

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Tara! Actually the 8 wonderful days ahead for me will be when they go back to school next week and get back to their regular routine. Enjoy your Break when it arrives! =)

Bridget Magee said...

Too funny, Heidi! Oh, there have been "throttle" and "bottle" days in our house, too! My girls are fun but they have their moments...=)

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Buffy! I survived and even had fun, but I will be glad to have my routine return next week. =)

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Jama! Now I need a vacation from their vacation! LOL! =)

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Joy! Yes, got some camps picked out and we register next week. =)

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Ruth, for stopping by and commenting. I appreciate it. =)

Bridget Magee said...

Wow, Donna, that is a late Spring Break! Maybe the weather will be warmer though? Vegetation is fun...for both parents and kids alike - once in a while. =)

Joyce Ray said...

Ah, a fun reminder of the way things used to be! Now it's the grandkids who liven up our house on school breaks. Take heart, the next time it comes around, you will be seasoned!

laurasalas said...

Love the brevity of this. And my daughter Maddie is right with you--through Day 4, anyway.

Linda B said...

Exactly right (as I remember). Hope there was some fun in there too! It's been a nutty weather week too!

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Joyce! Actually we've all had fun this week - a staycation! Enjoy your grandkids! =)

Bridget Magee said...

Thank you, Laura! I hope Maddie doesn't sink into boredom...until she's ready to go back to school. =)

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Linda! Yes, there has been fun, too. We went to a Mini Museum yesterday, which was great! =)

Jeff Barger said...

This is one reason of many to appreciate grandparents. We're heading there as part of our spring break. Increasing the ratio of adults to children always helps. Thanks for the amusing and clever poem!

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Jeff! Yes, I wish my girls' grandparents lived closer for many reasons - not just for vacations. =) Thanks for stopping by and commenting. I appreciate it.

Steve Peterson said...

Fun!! And the break sounds really great. We have only 4 days in my district. The kids and I will have to combine some activities! :)

Robyn Hood Black said...

Glad to hear you've had a great break!
One of my favorite quotes from mothering when kids were little was, "The days are long but the years are short." My youngest just turned 18, and I can attest it's true. Happy Easter.

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Steve! My kids are lucky: two weekends+a full school week+Easter Monday=a very nice, long spring break. Enjoy your vacation - even if it is brief. Thanks for stopping by and commenting. =)

Bridget Magee said...

Thank you, Robyn! So true about the long days/short years - my girls are growing up so fast - too fast! Happy Easter to you, too!

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