Linking up over here.
I. Patrick's dad, Bill Philpot, passed away Tuesday night. The last week and a half has been a whirlwind. Today, our routine goes back to normal; I think we're both thankful, but also fearful, for that. We're also thankful for our amazing support system. We've got the best friends and family, period.
II. I'm so glad that Patrick will be off Thursday and Friday. He asked those days off about a month ago for his birthday (Friday), and having a three day week is a huge blessing. We're planning to go to the zoo and possibly a pumpkin patch, but leave it otherwise very low key.
III. Madison is a very good helper. Here she is helping me to unload the groceries: