I love them infinitely dearly of course - but goodness, how lovely it is today now that all three children are safely back at school!
I know exactly how many solid, uninterrupted hours' work I can do before I hear their [darling little] voices again. And that feels good. Concentration will once again simply happen, rather than requiring effort and being overlaid by guilt.
And, once I've successfully achieved my clear day's-worth of work, this is what awaits me:
No, it's not my TBR pile, it's my TBB (to be blogged) pile. Books I've read which are well worth Musing about, but I didn't have (or make) time over the summer hols to do so. I simply can't decide where to start, so all suggestions welcome!
(Bad pic, sorry - I stacked them on my scanner, which protested about the weight and performed extremely badly to prove the point.)