It’s been as busy a day as I expected, with a lot of work, but this is going to be a short update because I’m about to get started on a Halloween movie night with Michael, Ethan, Ehlana, Naomi, and Aiden; and then I may decide to keep Michael for a sofa sleepover after we put the four kids to bed and hopefully wrap up our day with an overdue make-out session!
The breakfast shift at the Inn came way too early, but I did a self-heal before leaving home; helped Michael out when I met up with him at his house while we waited for his Dad to be ready to go over to the Inn with us; and then we were kept busy working the breakfast rush for the next few hours. I came home and got to work on the fall clean-up after that; and the highlight of that work was doing the Halloween decorations with Ethan and Ehlana. Dad picked up some new decorations for them – an inflatable, two-stack jack-o-lantern that’s now lit up in our front yard and decorated to be boy and girl twins. We also have new, spooky blue LED lights flashing across the front of our house – including shining into the windows for Ethan’s and Ehlana’s rooms so they get that haunted house effect while sleeping at night too. We also used a lot of the family Halloween decorations that have been saved up over the years; there’s a graveyard in our front yard; skeletons hanging from the front porch eves; a scarecrow sitting in a chair near the front steps; and a dozen other decorations.
While all of that decorating was fun, and we got a lot of work done too; I was getting tired by the time we stopped for a late dinner. Having a nap wasn’t an option, but after eating and helping with the clean-up; grabbing a shower and getting changed into comfortable clothes for a spooky movie night was an option; and I’ve been doing that while Mom went with the twins to collect Naomi and Aiden – and have little visits with their parents along the way. They’re back now, and Michael will be set free from the Inn soon because he isn’t going to have to work until close; so I need to wrap this up; finish getting ready for our movie night; and go and get the lounge ready and the first movie – Spooky Buddies – cued up so we’ll be ready to get right to it once Michael gets here.
It’s been a really good day, and if I don’t just fall asleep on Michael; it will hopefully be an occasionally hot, Halloween-themed night! I’ll have to let you know how that works out for us with the next report, so feel free to flip the digital page to find out about that; and I’ll wrap this up and go live it in my ‘now’ while you do that sometime in my future.
Until next time...
...May the Magi Force be with you!