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free coffee.

Chick-fil-a is giving away free small and medium coffees this month. Guess where we've been at least once every day this week? Monday it was raining so I took the kids to the playplace to play. The equipment is a little too big for Ray and waaaay too big for Jimmy, so really I took myself to the playplace to climb and play.  Thankfully there were no other kids (or adults) there.
Yesterday I went through the drive through and got three medium coffees and the teller asked, "Are there three people in your car?" I shamelessly replied, "Yes." Jimmy and Ray like theirs black, just like Mommy.

Greg is on three weeks of  night float. It hasn't been that bad... for me, anyway.  He comes in around 9:30am bearing two coffees.  He plays with the boys for an hour and I get to shower. He disappears in his deep dark cave and we don't see him again until 5:30 or 6:00pm when the sun is setting, and then we all sit down and have a rather normal dinner together. Kids, daddy may be turning into a vampire for good.

The bike has been resurrected from storage, yayayayay!!! After I drove through Chickfila for free coffee we came home and I packed us all up on the bike and we rode to the park  It was a whole lot faster than walking, and the kids were awake the whole time.  We had a lot more playtime.  I was more energized too.  Ray loves to play tag and dragons and we pretend to be benders... he throws fireballs while I dodge them with my awesome airbending skills.
about 5 seconds later Jimmy found a giant chew stick
about 5 seconds later Jimmy climbed to the tippy top

 Today will be 70 and beautiful. We're getting outside... as soon as Greg brings me coffee.

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