I know it might be a bit odd to look forward to a “week day” Most people TGIF, but Thursday’s are Tom’s day off so around here they are my favorite. Sure I do get him every morning to early afternoon, and he is home weeknights to help get the kid’s ready for bed + reading. But Thursdays are a whole day of uninterrupted goodness. Being married to a tattoo artist might not be everyone’s ideal situation, but we both work hard to insure that it works for us and our family. This some times means family breakfasts instead of dinners, it means Tom takes it upon himself each morning to wake up at 6:30am and help get our oldest son off to school (while the younger one and I sleep in a bit longer) We have this funny balance we keep to make sure the boys both get time alone with him each day, and I think we actually make it work.
Of course back to Thursdays, those are extra special. Yesterday we headed to the Pennsylvania Dutch Market for pumpkin donuts, then coffee. We got B off to school together and then went out on a lunch date just the two of us. We gathered the boys from school and headed to the bookstore, we came back home for family dinner and made some shrunken apple heads. Once the boys were in bed we started to watch X-files together (woo!). I have only ever seen some of the episodes so we are going to Netflix the series and have started at the beginning. (90’s hair!) I’ve been so excited to sit down and watch them all.
At the bookshop I was happily surprised to stumble upon Gregory Maguire’s new book. I had no idea a third one was coming out and it is always the best treat to find out that an author you love has written a new book. I must also admit that all other books have been pushed aside so I can properly submerge myself into Maguire’s Wicked world!