Today was the last day of summer vacation -- Alex returns to school tomorrow. I'm sort of stunned by how quickly the summer has gone by, especially considering that it was a pretty quiet one, at that. Still, Alex managed to take a creative writing course, fly with me to San Francisco, and spend time with her cousins.
Tomorrow, she's off to 5th grade -- and I'm back to my usual work schedule. (I'm going to miss having her around all day!)
But today, we squeezed in one last swim in the pool.
update, monday august 25th
Behold, the official 1st-day-of-5th-grade portrait: