Mondays are a kind of extended weekend for me – I get a half-a-day’s worth of school work done at most, and spend the rest of the day doing errands and going to piano. Some are relaxing and fun, and some are just… there.
It was one of those “just… there” Mondays, and by the time I got home, I was ready to just waste away the rest of my day.
This is partially because of exhaustion… partially because I have a gigantic lazy streak.
I actually took a break while writing this post… to watch Lord of the Rings with my little sister. I’ve gotten her addicted. Hey, it’s nice to have a buddy to memorize the movies with, ya know?
Because tomorrow is looking crazy with school and all that jazz, I just wanted to post and let you know that I’ll be away on Wednesday/Thursday. I’m heading over to Williamsburg with my family, which should be insanely awesome.
I have two amazing guest bloggers for those days – I adore reading their blogs, and I’m tickled pink that they agreed to guest post while I’m away. (Thank you so much, girls!) You should definitely keep an eye out for their posts.
Even though life is crazy, it’s amazing to have the chance to “get away” for a short while. My poor mother had to convince me NOT to take my homework on vacation…
She puts up with a lot.
A lot of neurotic, teenager, i-am-a-perfectionist type stuff.
I love her very much, because she puts up with it and we manage to get on well at the same time…
Because, when it’s all said and done, this DBQ won’t matter. The SAT in May won’t matter, and nor will the AP Exam. The “oh my gosh, I hate college hunting” won’t matter, and in the end, the school I decide to go to will be the best fit for me, despite what else is out there.
I will always have people in my life who love me.
Who make me laugh on Facebook, when I’m feeling terrible about myself.
Who make me realize how foolish and carried away I can get sometimes.
Who know that, when it’s all said and done, the relationships with others in your life matter more than the trivial day-to-day problems we may experience.
And that, my friends, is a comforting thought.
See you all in a few days!