Things here at home have been crazy. J14 and I11 both had events tonight- at the same time- in different places. I11 had the final band concert of the year and J14 had the artist reception for the community school art show. Selected art from the area high schools and Jr Highs were on display at one of the local credit union branch offices. Tonight was the reception and award ceremony. J14 didn't win any awards but just to have been selected to be displayed in the art show is a honor. She had a sculpture made of recycled newspaper and wire that was selected to be displayed.
V went with I11 to his concert and I took J14 to the art show. It was nice to get away from it all for a while. V has been spending lots of time out at the new house - WELL IS FIXED!!!!!
I've been struggling to keep things under control here, start packing and prepping this house for sale. I actually ended up in tears last night. V didn't get home until 830. I got the kids fed and through homework and then was working with J14 to make cheese. They have this huge project for their English class- they are having a Renaissance Faire and her project is food related. She will be baking bread and making cheese. So we have been practicing. Our first attempt was a epic failure but last night actually ended up very cheese-like. Her teacher is really excited- she has never had anyone attempt something like this before.
Anyway, After getting everyone fed, homeworked, cheese made, laundry done etc. V came home and was rather pissy with me because he is tired. I finally went upstairs for bed and discovered that someone had used the last of the toilet paper and not replaced the roll. Something that insignificant drove me to tears because- while I KNOW that V is working really hard on the new house- I still feel like I'm doing everything by myself here at home and that someone couldn't even change the toilet paper roll was just the kicker.
I've been better today except for thoughts of striking my computer inept co-worker.
We are not going to meet our original deadline. There is absolutely no way we can be ready to list this house by next Friday. My plan to take extra time off work hasn't worked too well- the same inept co-worker informed us that she was off on Friday and that it had been on the calendar for a long time (it wasn't because I had just looked at it). And with the new system I haven't felt comfortable leaving everyone in the lurch. I'm hoping to schedule some time off next week but we'll see. I need some time to get things together.
Wish me luck.