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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Last Day.

´╗┐What's the difference between the first day of school and the last?

On the first day of school we bounce out of bed and they put on fresh, brand new clothes. Lunches are packed the night before and include all the food groups. Their backpacks are clean and full of necessity.

Things are neat, tidy, timely. 

We're ready a good ten minutes before bus time and we're so excited.

And on the last day, we oversleep. All of us, adults included. We're so over done with that whole early morning routine that M misses the bus.

The outfits aren't laid out the night before anymore so it's anyone's guess what sort of mismatched things may be put together in the half asleep daze.

The lunch that was supposed to get packed last night, oops. So a sandwich is made and maybe an apple or bag of chips. I think that someone's going to be hungry later.

Breakfast is rushed and Rice Krispies are dripping on to the floor as T rushes out the door to get to the bus.

And those backpacks. There are half eaten lunches and broken pencils and ripped up pieces of notebook paper. And sometimes I think it'd be nice to just say, "Just toss it in there. That big blue garbage can." But I don't.

What's the same?

Oh, we're still excited.


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´╗┐Happy Last Day of 6th grade, T and 4th grade and elementary school, M! M's off to MIDDLE SCHOOL next year!

{Picture and post from the 2nd to last day of school. Because this morning was MY last morning of school as T and M are at their mom's for the real last day.}

2 Comments:

Blogger Beth said...

I remember the last day of school being equally exciting as the first! Just for different reasons! Fun post - hope you all have an awesome summer!

June 2, 2011 at 8:36 AM  
Blogger Mommy Lisa said...

Good job Mom. They look ready to go.

June 2, 2011 at 10:54 AM  

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