Iwo Gima

Iwo Gima
Marine Corps Marathon

Monday, August 25, 2014

August 25, 2014

First day of school for the girls, and it was chaos... Well, maybe not chaos, just very exciting. We got up at a little after 06:00 this morning, and had the girls up a little bit later. Even with the idea that the first day of school was awaiting them, they still didn't want to get up. We finally did get them up and dressed, and both of them looked great, as well as excited to be heading off to a new adventure.

We walked to school, as we do live very close, and the number of vehicles attempting to get on to the grounds was higher than usual. We already are familiar with the class room where Jackie is now going, as well as the teacher; the big challenge was finding Stacy's class room. We had to walk all of about 30 feet to find the door. Then, as you enter the door, her name was on the desk where she will be sitting. We got to meet some of the other parents, and Stacy got to meet some of the other students, briefly, then we were out of the room and socializing outside. The students and teachers all stayed in the class rooms and the adults all gathered around a table that had bagels and coffee. I don't drink coffee and Jason does only rarely, so we didn't really stay too long. Jason did get to meet some of the other parents and that was good, as well as got his name on the contact roster for the parent association. After that, we simply walked home.

The next on the agenda was Jason's appointment back at Balboa. He had an appointment with PT, and then we came back home. Since it was still relatively early I decided to go for a bike ride. I only planned on going for a short ride and told Linda I would be back in an hour. I took off and planned on riding out to Mission Bay, and then saw that the road was being worked on, and the bike lane was closed. I decided to turn around and headed back, and still managed to get in a little over 11 miles.

The rest of the day was spent taking care of errands and doing some clean up. We need to start planning on how we are going to reorganize the garage, and off-site storage. We still have too much stuff, and not enough room, but that's pretty much normal for most houses. The day wore down to the evening and then after dinner (I grilled some steaks for Jason and I and hot dogs for the girls. Linda fixed her own dinner and is being very good about her diet), we just relaxed. Tomorrow Jason will be going to his final driver training, and then I think Wednesday or Thursday he will be testing with the DMV to get his approval for driving a specialized vehicle. I think he is very ready to be out on his own, and I am looking forward to this. Thank you, for all the continued support and prayers. Take care and stay positive.

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