I might have gone a little overboard* for the last day of chess club. But these things happen.
*Checkerboard shortbread cookies topped with a white or dark chocolate chess piece in a baggie with jelly beans (because, color) and congratulatory participant note. I forgot to take pic of final and am now in bed so that is out of the question.
A diversion near the beach, after lunch.
Assigned partners, new ones every dance, prescribed on pre-printed dance cards, parents invited. 2 blazers that fit last year, now 3/4 sleeve. 22 songs and dances, practiced all year. End of elementary school right of passage. Onward ho.
I didn’t take it, and I don’t even know who did. But my kid who’s never around is in it, and happy, and I love it. And she’s home now, so since this is my journal of sorts, this is my Photo of the Day.
The girls headed out for a big morning. Thank you, Josi’s mom.
Dog has an ear infection and isn’t feeling so hot. He’s being well cared for though.