It was our first day at the pool! Yay!
It was an excellent day all-around. J scored a play date during M’s soccer game, which is especially excellent because tomorrow will pretty much be devoted to soccer. Yeah, I know it’s Father’s Day. Don’t even get me started on that one.
The final piece of M’s new bed ensemble arrived, so she was psyched, and the whole family hit the pool, where we ate pizza and wingsÂ with friends and the adults lolled about while the kids frolicked. The report is that the town pool is “almost too warm.” Which sounds just right to me. But I didn’t even dip my toe in because I was too busy chatting.
On the way out, we examined the reason that a portion of the parking lot was blocked off with orange cones:
It’s a nesting bird! She’s actually still got at least one egg underneath her, but if you look carefully you can see one baby, slightly up and left of the mother in this photo. They blend in pretty well, which is probably why she thought this spot was a good idea. All of the vehicles driving around make it seem like a not-so-good idea, but of course, the pool only opened today, so it was probably pretty quiet before.Â And of course, I have no true concept of her Inner Avian Struggles, so I will not judge this mother’s choices, as is my policy.
We arrived home early enough to watch yet another Harry Potter movie–we’ve now completed 5 of 8. After the movie, M invited J to sleep on the new futon in her room. When I went up for bedtime kisses that child was thrilled. Thrilled. Really, it was an excellent day.
And yes, I wore SPF 50 and reapplied twice, thank you very much.