My Internet has been down since Thursday.
It's been terrible for my deadlines, but otherwise I'm doing OK with this sudden break from my constant and beloved companion.
And it's given me time to have Spa Night with my daughters:
and to help the kids build a cicada zoo, a cicada circus, and my favorite: the cicada farm.
Note: by "help" I mean telling them, "Do not come near me with those things!"
We've also had the usual 873 end-of-year school activities, here's my fourth-grader on her way to the chorus performance:
What have you been doing? And more importantly, what have I missed online?!