Showing posts from March, 2007

Paco's birthday

Whew! Paco’s birthday is over and I now have a 6-year old and a 3-year old. The excitement mounting to Paco’s birthday is akin to that of Christmas. The planning and then the planning and the planning and the discussing and the organizing and the planning and the totality of how it consumes him. Bad enough that I have to get some things organized and planned but Paco gets right into it. Really though he was a big help. Leading up to the party he stuffed the piƱata with the goody bag treats and took care of organizing that. He thought it was great that I had a list of things to get done and was very excited anytime anything could be marked off. I have noticed with him that when he is into something then it really becomes the be-all and the end-all. When he was into construction that was where most of his attention was caught up. I remember driving with a friend of his in the car and how excited Paco would get when he saw a construction sign, and it was summer so

Dream of work

I had a dream where I was at my first day of work at a new job. Seemed to be a government type job. The people were very pleasant and the atmosphere seemed to be one of cooperation and appreciation. The work felt somewhat familiar to me and that which I didn’t know felt right as well. I was told that this was the best day in the office in a couple of years because two (or three) people (manager types) were out of the office. So that was not a great thing but the rest was good. I was wondering during the dream if Thomas was able to handle staying the whole day with the kids and were they all right. Turns out it was a full-time job. After work I was grateful that I was close to Olivia’s house and could just run there which makes me wonder because if Thomas were with the kids they would not be at Olivia’s house. Anyway, as I was thinking about this dream today, I realized that there is no one I would trust more to be with the kids than Thomas. And to me that i