Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Back to School

Our girls started back to school today - Lara is in seventh grade and Emma is in second.  They were both excited, nervous, and somewhat sad to see summer end, as were their parents.

Samia and I are fortunate to have businesses that allow us time with our kids and that allow us to work with our kids.  I enjoy working with both girls immensely - they are fun to be around and are increasingly helpful with farm chores.  I miss them when they go back to school.

School used to start in September - the remnant of a more agrarian society.  I don't think that either of our girls has a classmate whose family farms - a big change from 40 years ago!

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