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A Quiet Day?

October 20th, 2017 at 07:28 am

We've had another fun day with the French. They shadowed my DD yesterday at school, and are starting--slowly--to get acclimated to the time change. Last night we went out for pizza and then to China Lights--a huge display at the Botanical Gardens. It was magnificent, and they really enjoyed it. One of my university students works there and she shared a link for discounted tickets which helped the budget a bit.

Today they're in Chicago for a tour, the Willis Tower, the boat trip, etc and won't be home until 10 tonight. My DD has the day off from school, but we're attending conferences and she's working on a stage set, so I'm hoping--hard--to get some laundry and grading done.

I picked up some meatloaf mix yesterday, so if I don't have to cook much, it would be grand. One of my French girls loves "le cookies!" and the other eats mostly bananas so far, and they struggle to get up in time for breakfast. This weekend we have a trip to a nature center planned and maybe some apple picking. Sunday looks rainy so it's a trip to the shopping mall which they are eagerly anticipating.

3 Responses to “A Quiet Day?”

  1. rob62521 Says:

    Sounds like you are enjoying showing them sites. There is something glorious about sharing new adventure with people, isn't there?

  2. ceejay74 Says:

    I loved the boat tour! It's astounding to find out much of the city is basically on stilts. Wink

  3. Amber Says:

    Sounds like you all are having a great time. I'm glad that things are working out

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