Happy 15th Birthday, Dawn!
My cousin is especially happy today because she not only passed her driver’s license test for her beginner’s permit; but she was also able to take the knowledge test for becoming a pilot – the next step along the way to her goal of being a commercial pilot and flying the big jets! There was a birthday dinner with family and some friends too; but it was definitely the pilot thing that was tops for her today – though she will eventually appreciate being able to driver herself out to the airport and back again in another year.
Compared to that, my day was fairly uneventful. We had a good day at school with more practices for the Christmas pageant; and we’re doing some testing ahead of the holidays as we begin to wrap up the current modules we’ve been working on in our classes. I was extra-busy after school with our concert band practice as we get ready for the pageant and the seniors’ Christmas party; I followed that up with some fundraiser work for the marching band that included dealing with the Christmas ornaments and the next fruit and vegetable boxes orders; and then we had a long marching band practice that included getting ready for the Maple Valley parade and a shorter section of the practice for the Disney parade. That was a cold practice; so it took us a while to warm up once we were at the church for the teen praise team practice. That was a very long practice too now that we’re down to just a week and a half or so to the Christmas show a week from Sunday night – and we had the extra teens and tweens there for a run-through of the entire show including the skits and everything else.
It was past-ten before Michael and I got back to my house; we did our homework in the office while in a time phase; Mom did a Magi lesson with us; and then we took care of getting the twins tucked in for the night before Michael went home at about eleven-thirty. Mom and Dad were nearly ready to head for bed then, so I had a visit with them while they wrapped up their work; came upstairs; and hopped into my Jacuzzi to get cleaned up while multi-tasking my work and studying. I did some of that in a time phase; the rest in real time after I was in bed with Mandy; and now I’m ready to crash and nap for a few hours before it’ll be time to get up and going again.
Before I go there, my Christmas music video for tonight is my first a Capella pick of the year, and while it isn’t the most-Christmassy song on my list this year, it is from the Home Free Christmas album; and I really love the harmonies of the song – something that Michael and I love to do with our own music. I hope you’ll love it too!
While you watch and listen; I’ll go off to sleep – or will have done so in my now and your near or distant past; so, until next time...
...May the Magi Force be with you!