Summer is Over

Now that summer is fully over here in OOB (meaning – after Columbus Day), it’s time to get back to life in the off season. Bekah and Caleb are now both in high school. Elwood has started his first year of nursery school. Robyn is taking another year off – but is planning to go back in a year or two to finish her bachelor’s degree.

And me? I am back in school, too. This time, I am going to Southern Maine Community College and will be studying for my associate’s degree in business administration. I have only one class this semester, Structured Programming. I will be hopefully be learning how to do some programming in java. It should be a lot of fun.

One difficult development since the beginning of September is that Robyn has had some complications with some minor surgery she had. She has been out of work for more than 6 weeks now and has been on medication to control the pain. It has been difficult. Hopefully we’ll get some answers as to what is happening soon and life will get back to some sense of normal.

Normal is, of course, a relative term.

Right now, normal would mean training our new puppy, Ellie. It would also mean continuing to rip out carpet in our home. Normal, it seems, is a lot of work.

I think I am looking forward to summer all ready.