Everyone here is fine. There have been no serious illnesses, cancer diagnoses, car accidents, fires, floods, famine, tornadoes, severed limbs, snake bites, plane crashes, electrocutions, bridge collapses, hurricanes, stabbings, or accidental poisonings.
But still, it's been a busy couple of days. Besides the usual rot of school and soccer practice and birthday parties and piano lessons and planning for Spring Break next week, I've had one home from school since last Thursday with a bad cold, one who got suspended today (don't even ask) and I'm hosting a luncheon for eighteen women at my home on Thursday.
So forgive me if the next journal update isn't there for a day or two. I think it will take that long for the valium and Jack Daniels to wear off.
(Of course I'm kidding. Everyone knows you can't mix your sedatives! I'll go for straight Jack. I need to save the valium for when I drive the kids to south Texas by myself this weekend.)