Katherine is currently enjoying her first afternoon playing with Jenny Pastor, a good friend who will be babysitting one afternoon a week for us. I asked Sydney as we pulled out of the driveway, “I’m supposed to cry now, right?” He was horrified at the thought 🙂 But no, no interest in crying. I know Katherine will get more attention and more patience from Jenny than she will from me, so it’s great that she gets to spend time with good people!
And it was kind of nice to drive to school and walk the campus with Sydney again, just like old times. It’s hard to forget that classes start tomorrow: the students are all over campus, and we heard various forms of the whine, “Eww, it’s raining!” as we walked down the street. I’m currently rewriting a dissertation chapter in the library, where I can hear the marching band drumming up (literally, and loudly) new members in a performance on the quad.