I can’t get anything done when the baby is awake. I have to surrender to this. And when he starts to crawl and walk – well, game over, because he will have four limbs at work and I am barely containing the two working hands. So here is a photo of the day for today’s post. If I had the time and he actually napped for longer, I would write an essay called, “How They Grow So Fast.” Maybe I can write that tonight after class on mom’s night off. I love mom’s night off. Really I do. I really love it. Did I say that already. I go to grad class from 6:30 – 9:30 pm and my in-laws watch the boy until my husband gets home from work. I commute so I leave town at about 4 pm to meet my friend, Christina (another wonderful writer in the ECU MA in English Creative Writing program) for dinner at our favorite Thai restaurant. After class I go to a coffee shop and write or just enjoy the alone time to be with my muse.
Got to go. Baby alarm. The boss is calling.
Enjoy the photo.
Enjoy your day.
I took this photo, “Birds on Red Statue” in 2008 in San Antonio, Texas when I presented at the NCTE Conference (National Council of Teachers of English). That was a fun trip. What a great city. Anyone have a good title for this photo? I am thinking about making some cards with this photo. What would the line on the inside of the card say? “Did you hear about Albert?”