There is snow on the roof this morning. Just the smallest of sprinklings which will disappear in the morning rain. It is almost 8 a.m. and Julia is still asleep. She loves the first snow and I puzzle whether to wake her. But she so infrequently sleeps this long and we were out late last night. I let her sleep.
Such a week this has been!
Julia has made it to school on time for the last 7 days. On time! On one hand, such an mundane victory, but I feel like a Plantagenet claiming victory during the Hundred Years’ War. There is back story of course. While researching the reason that Julia was not getting picked up on time even according to Badger Bus’ schedule at 7:56, it was discovered that the student picked up before Julia hadn’t been to school since early September and that the driver was waiting for someone who is no longer going to school. So, without that stop and without waiting for the phantom student, Julia is now picked up at 7:48. My perfect world had her picked up at 7:45; I can concede those 3 minutes. She is now dropped off at a different door and she does not have to wait for an SEA to escort her into the building. She can run into the building, get to her locker and get to biology on time. And she can do it without help although special ed is not willing to let her speed through the halls alone yet. I expect she will be doing it alone soon. Continue reading