prairie daze

claiming our daze and our days on the prairie

tomorrow

backpacks are loaded…naomi’s lunch is made…there are people helping install
our ceiling…i have finally taken time to sit and load pictures and remember…
with sal at my feet…there are brownies waiting for me…all treats indeed.

we’ve been getting ready
doing laundry
labeling school supplies
eating summer treats
praying
imagining
waiting
trusting
hoping
breathing
looking
not looking



tomorrow:
micah to kindergarten
naomi to grade four
eliza asking where her class is
jerry to new high schoolers
kristin to the coffee shop

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9 comments on “tomorrow

  1. Alison Love
    August 15, 2007

    Busy day ahead. Good luck! {We still have until Monday, the kids are finally going to find out who their teachers are tomorrow night!}

  2. megan duerksen
    August 15, 2007

    maybe i will see you there!
    best wishes for a lovely morning.
    your pictures are perfect.

  3. Stefani
    August 15, 2007

    Good luck to all! I hope that their new years are full of fun and learning! (And seriously, I want my name on all my pencils and markers now)

  4. katiecl
    August 16, 2007

    this is a transition that i haven’t even known as a parent, and don’t even know how to imagine the anticipation. best wishes. . .

  5. Jen CD
    August 16, 2007

    Thank you for sharing some of these moments with me…and for the freedom to love each others’ children along the way…..

    (Still, I missed the sidewalk chalk….and not even a picture to prove it…..)

    Jen CD

  6. Beth
    August 16, 2007

    Amazing how a day can change so many things!
    Wish I could be there to share brownies, ice cream and coffee in your ‘free’ time.

  7. Auntie Bonita
    August 16, 2007

    OOOOOOOhhhh…the first day of school? I can’t wait to hear how everyone felt about it at the end. I hope it was good enough that everyone is excited to go back tomorrow.

  8. the neufeld epp family
    August 16, 2007

    Jen,

    Doing it all over again would be worth it for a picture.

    You had a great idea there…it was phenomenal…

  9. lera
    August 17, 2007

    School – yay!

    My kids start a week from Monday. Can’t wait. (I have a kindergartner who is beyond excited.)

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