Yesterday was our first day of school. It went well. I always feel so much better after the kids get there. When I’m just doing paperwork and planning, I feel stressed out and grumbly. When the kids arrive, I feel happy.
After school, we wait outside for the parents to drive up and get their kids. It is almost always sunny. The sun is hot, and I don’t like getting too much radiation on my skin, so I use an umbrella for shade.
Yesterday, it was really windy:
I stopped by Target to get a new umbrella. There was an enormously large one, but I thought I would feel silly holding that. Besides, it was black, and I thought it would feel hot in the sun. Instead, I got a colorful one: