I found myself making a good number of u-turns in Cedar Rapids today. I talked to Finn (in the back seat) about it. I claimed that since I'd spent the winter in Denmark, I've forgotten my way around Cedar Rapids. He said, "You just don't know this land!" and that somehow sounded familiar.
What really happened is the violently rising and falling barometric pressure. I felt fantastic late this morning when the sun was shining and the breeze blowing. Then it began to cloud up again and I was back to feeling sluggish and groggy. In my sleepy haze, I'd forget where I was meaning to go and then miss my turn. Silly Mom. After a few miscues, I did get my pool pass purchased for the season and my tags for my motorcycle paid current.
In spite of the thunderstorm passing through right now, I'm back to feeling perky. I'm busy browsing the summer activity catalog I picked up at the city rec department. There's a class I have in mind for Finn called "Mess Master." Class description reads, "Create extremely messy art projects with common materials. Use paint, soap, papier mache, glue, and other messy materials to make unique art projects." That kid kinda needs to learn to be okay with a big mess, anyway.
I'm also doing my best to put together a busy summer for the three of us. Between swimming lessons, t-ball practice and messy art all in two different age categories, I predict a lot of running here and there this summer. Fun, fun!