26 October 2014
The story of Sunday is that it is a lazy day.
Melanie came down for the weekend with Ethan & Ian and they leave today, so this is the last hoorah before we have to say goodbye for awhile. That means the kids cram in as much play time as possible, while the adults eat, sleep, read and take turns feeding them and telling them to be quiet. The good thing is that they are old enough now that they are pretty much self-contained and little effort is required to keep them happy.
As always happens on the weekends, I woke up at 7:20 AM and could not get back to sleep. I spent some time reading on my iPhone, then catnapped until 11 AM. Since I had failed epically in achieving a shower on Saturday, that was the first order of business when I managed to crawl out of bed.
Melanie and I got the crazy idea to make homemade potato soup, which required a trip to the grocery store. The soup was amazing, especially when paired with bread from the Bosnian bakery. Mom and Dad came over to enjoy it with us and we spent some time catching up.
Jason headed to Urgent Care as he was pretty certain he has an ear infection. His self-diagnosis was correct and antibiotics were prescribed, along with a healthy dose of rest.
In the early afternoon, all our guests depart and it is just the Family Holm once again. Jason took a nap, Dayna worked on catching up on PL and the girls decided to watch Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire for what is easily the 20th or 30th time, but I can’t say for certain.
After a simple dinner of baked chicken and rice, we sat down as a family to watch the Saints demolish the Packers. Seriously, it was not pretty. Jason missed much of it though as he fell asleep cuddled up with Max.
The night ended early so everyone could get some much needed sleep. We never seem to get enough of it when we have company over, but we wouldn’t have it any other way.