What are my sisters and I still doing up??? We must be gluttons for punishment. 😉 Actually, I think we’re just relieved the day is over and also all the stress. Did I get all my packing and cleaning done? Noooo. I did get all the clothes packed, pretty much, and the bedding and shoes ready. John thinks he can get off work hopefully in the early afternoon, quickly load the bags, and we’ll take off. This means that several loaves of bread have to be made in the morning, the RV stocked with food and equipment, the kids bathed, and the house cleaned as much as we have time for.
On a positive note, my piano songs for Kaari, surprisingly, are coming along really well! I sat down tonight for the first time today to practice and didn’t have much trouble with any of them. Of course it helps that her professor has agreed to play the 4 hardest ones. That’s a huge relief.
And last but not least, I had quite the adventure tonight…John had me drive the RV out to South Jordan to pick up Kaatia and her kids. He gave me advice/critiques along the way, which was helpful. It didn’t help that the hose came out of the rear bumper and got shredded, due no doubt to my bumpy braking at first (and the awful road at 4100 South). Also, the kids screamed every time we slowed down, sped up, turned, or went over a bump. 🙂 I’ve never driven this thing before and had to have some practice before the trip. Was it ever SCARY! That thing is huge! (Hey Martin, do you remember that giant RV we saw pulling an SUV pulling a boat on our trip to southern Utah? Ours is not that big. 😉 You have to slow down/accelerate/turn so slowly, carefully, and gradually, way before you think you need to (especially the braking part). I don’t know if I will ever get used to it. I will say, though, that I’m looking forward to the hours and hours of long, straight freeway where I think driving it will be much easier.
And now it really is bedtime, so until tomorrow, adieu!