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Today is the Official Last Day of Summer Vacation

August 20th, 2013 at 02:22 pm

Well, it's the official "Last Day of Summer Vacation." F is thrilled - she can't wait for school to start.

Today she had her yearly checkup (luckily well-checks are covered entirely by our insurance), and then had a very fun playdate with the new girl in class. We were going to go to the pool but it's raining.

I am headed over to the library to pick up a book (this is one of the things I find the most amazing about the library: I ask for a book online, they send me an email saying it's in, and I go right to the front desk and pick it up - concierge service!). I will probably also grab a few magazines to take to the free magazine exchange - hope there will be something I want to take home from the magazines, too.

When we get home, we'll watch the Great British Bakeoff which started today. It's a show we all LOVE!

And dinner is very, very sweet salmon with rice and peas. I already set the timer on the rice cooker and the salmon is defrosted.

So a zero-cost day. And a nice, low-key way to spend the day before school begins.

3 Responses to “Today is the Official Last Day of Summer Vacation”

  1. PNW Mom Says:

    Sounds like a very nice day indeed! Smile

  2. Buendia Says:

    Thank you! I think so, too. It's nearly bathtime (while it's running I'll help her tidy her room) and then some reading. British Bakeoff was great! I hope some of you watch it, too!

  3. CB in the City Says:

    Students are moving into campus housing today, so it's our first day of school, too. Doesn't affect me too much, but it's always sad to see the summer ending.

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