I can take a huge sigh of relief. Month-end is done and I did my financial presentation yesterday. Now I can do other things than just race to get month-end done. However on August 11th the race begins again. At least it’s something you can plan for.
This weekend is Davinci Days in Corvallis. I’ve wanted to go since I moved up here but I hate going to things where you have to park a bazillion miles away and walk in the heat to get somewhere to sit in the heat. It’s also Bohemia Mining Days in Cottage Grove. That looks like it would be fun too. And it’s closer. Probably still hot though.
Sunday is Christopher’s birthday. Safeway has a Thomas the Tank Engine birthday cake that my MIL just told me about. Well she told me about it over a month ago but she reminded me today because clearly I’d forgotten. I have enough trouble remembering yesterday let alone a month ago. Naturally it’s not something you can order from the Safeway website. You can’t do much on their website. I think we’re just going to have a picnic on Sunday with the family. I was hoping my SIL was coming but no such luck. I never got it together to invite any of Christopher’s daycare buddies. For the most part I hate planning parties. I think the only one I like is Christmas Eve because I have a plan and it remains fairly static from year to year. A kid’s birthday party is a logistics issue. I am not good with logistics. And Thomas is Mr. Last Minute and that doesn’t work with logistics either. Fortunately Christopher isn’t old enough to know that he should have friends at a birthday party. Next year I probably won’t be so lucky.