Middle of May and it's barely 40 degrees outside. Grey, overcast skies. Damp wind. The feeling summer will never come. Gloom.
3pm. Second-grader comes home from school. Puts down her backpack. "I have one page of homework," she announces. "Then I think we should just get into our pj's and have a cozy day."
"I'll make tea," I agreed.
Sometimes I think that kid is a genius.