1. B. came over to talk bees. It's similar to preparing for the birth of a baby, times 80,000.
1a. We snacked on apple turnovers, which I've been craving for three weeks and finally made.
2. Retreating from a day seemingly filled with stumbling blocks. Home in friendly territory, behind locked doors and walls, where no one can come in unless they know the password.
3. Sitting on Tess' bed and talking over school stuff. We're both weary, but coming up with a plan and figuring it out together makes it more tolerable.