The kids came home from school today, finally released from another agonizing year of boredom, stupid rules, assorted nonsense, and cafeteria gruel.
At least, I’m sure that’s what it seemed like to them.
To the Puddinette and I, though, it seems that we blinked and somehow lost 9 months of time.
On August 18th, 2011, I wrote this to go with several pictures of the first day of school, such as this one:
And then, much too suddenly, it was this morning, when we took this picture for the last day of school:
Yeah, ok, so school’s out. Do I have a point, other than the standard parental whining along the lines of, Oh, Time, where hast thought gone?!
Why, yes, yes, I do.
See, today I realized that while most every morning for the past 9 months has looked something like this:
The next three months are going to look a whole lot more like this:
It’s Just. Not. Fair. I tell you. Not fair at all.
Of course, then, I’ve been telling the puddinlings that Life isn’t generally fair for years now.
I just thought, it’s just, you know, supposed to be not fair in my favor.
I appear to have been mistaken.
*kicks at the dirt*