Really, Thanksgiving week is already coming to an end? Awww... time flies when you're having fun.
And a nice week it's been. Magnum, Wolfgang, and Meego had the whole week off. My last tutor row was Tuesday, and it's been pretty much a lazy fest ever since.
I picked Chaco up Tuesday night after the tuting. Once again, I'm thankful he's at a college that is so closeby. Also, the choice for him to live at the dorms gives us the best of both worlds. He's become noticeably more independent and self-directed, but at the same time, I can be waiting for a tutor student and text him:
"Whachu doing for the rest of the week?"
"I can come home tonight if someone picks me up"
"Okay, I'll leave the library in a couple of hours and getcha"
While he was here, he said he needed a project. I made several suggestions. Most included the clean up of various forms of debris, and strangely (not) he passed on those. Finally, I just asked him to make me a new blog banner. He wanted to see what I currently had, then deemed it so wrong on several levels.
In sticking with the crosswalk theme, he went out at around dusk to My Office and snapped this pic of the lay of the land going away from the school where the friendly neighborhood coyote pack lives:
Yes, he stopped traffic just in order to get the "walk" signal instead of The Hand. Oh well, it was Thanksgiving Day afternoon.
He played with the image for a while and ended up with that new banner up there. I like it. There are still several projects of the debris-clean-up variety. Anyone?
So while we had a low-key Thanksgiving without a houseful of relatives and assorted guests or travel plans, it's been a nice recharging week. It included a few bicycle joyrides, NO black Friday shopping, Daniel Craig, various board games and card games, friends hanging out with friends, and turkey trotting.
And both Magnum and I got another year older this week. Well, actually, we'd been working on that the entire year as was everyone else, but Thanksgiving time makes it official for us. So nice that there's a national holiday to commemorate our birthdays.
For the record, he's still older than I am.