hour by hour

IMG_5287 9am: the "house" in the living room where Caroline, playing mother, reads to Johanna

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10am: my go-to shower gift made while keeping the twins downstairs, away from the girls' "house" upstairs

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2pm: Johanna doesn't nap, I'm exhausted from the time change, and want a little something before baking day comes...

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3pm: Everyone is up again--happy, though, to wake to pumpkin cookies

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5pm:  I've made it to the evening.  In another town, with the whole night to myself.  I spend some quiet time walking through an old cemetery that I once walked through when I was much younger and single.

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6pm: In the comforts of my parents' home.  Happy and peaceful.  More prepared to face a new week.

the sleepy time gal