A look at some of the events of the past few days here in TRLEOOB*:
|Tue. 11:00 PM|
A certain Shiputzim child (ACSC) finally comes home from his youth group’s mangal (barbecue).
|Wed. 8:00 AM|
ACSC decides to stay home from day camp. (According to the schedule, this morning’s activities are to include snappling, a “swing”, and wall climbing. ACSC feels that he’s too tired for any of that.)
|Wed. 8:00 PM|
Nevertheless, sleeping bag in tow, he heads back to camp this evening for an overnight.
|Thu. 12:05 PM|
Extraordinarily grubby, bleary-eyed, and barely coherent, ACSC stumbles into the house. He responds to my greeting with what can best be described as a grunt and mumbles something about going to put his stuff away. I get back to work while I wait for him to reappear.
|Thu. 12:08 PM|
I realize that it has been a few minutes since he headed off to his room and send out a search party to find him. He’s soon located – sprawled out on the living room recliner, fast asleep….
Lesson learned: Summer vacation is to getting enough rest as oil is to water. In other words, they don’t mix…
* TRLEOOB = the real life equivalent of our blog