1. It's raining again, and the bum situation means we can't go to any toddler groups for another 24 hours. Things do not look good. Then the Mother calls wondering if we'd like her to come over. Alec shrieks with joy when he sees her and smiles ear-to-ear.
2. While everything is calm and quiet, to put food in the oven, set the timer and forget about it until 1pm.
3. "Why can't you sleep?" asks Nick. "Are you worried?"
I'm not. I'm just excited about this and that, and making plans for the other.