Whoa. And more whoa. Based on how crazy things have been around here (and my blood pressure, I'm guessing) you'd think that I was in the throes of holiday preparations, but nope -- I'm just trying to survive the end of the second quarter at school! I must give my students credit for being such troopers. I know that they are all aching for the Christmas break, but they have yet to survive midterms, and I have yet to survive grading them.
Here's the punchline: I have this zany idea that once the holiday break begins, things will calm down. Isn't that hi-la-ri-ous?
Somehow, though, I'm adding to my December album as the days go by. It's a Christmas miracle! Here a few peeks that were also shared on the October Afternoon blog this week: