Thursday, April 22, 2010

Pre-Convention Update

It's time for our state homeschool convention! We are heading into our 15th year homeschooling and this will be my 15th convention (14th at this particular one!). My husband has accompanied me for the past 14 years and it has become a weekend away to connect with homeschooling friends, some whom we only see once a year.

Remember the discussion about doing something crazy fun this year? Well, we decided on corn rows. Just getting corn rows didn't seem funky enough, so we added in colorful hair extensions. A few of us got together Wednesday for a fun time of hair and nails.




My husband and I planned to arrive at the hotel by mid afternoon today, to enjoy some down time and a nice dinner, just the two of us. Didn't work out that way. A little before noon, our 19 year old asked to be taken to the ER with lung pain. He has chronic issues with this lung and we weren't sure if we would be attending our 15th convention this year after all. Thankfully, the lung had not recollapsed and he was given some medication and sent home. After assuring us he would be fine, we finally headed out, arriving at the hotel about 9:00pm. Just in time to post and then crash before tomorrow's craziness begins!

I will try to update each day, we'll see how it goes. On the agenda for Friday: Exhibit Hall, lunch with friends, Exhibit Hall, dinner with friends. Saturday will be workshop day. Should be fun!

4 comments:

purple squirrel said...

Wow! What a concept, setting aside a whole day for the exhibit hall, and time with friends! I am always crazy trying to fit it all in!

Maybe I'll see you in a workshop or two on Saturday... (Zap me an email with your thoughts! :) ) I'm not going to be there on Friday(Hence the craziness of trying to squeeze in exhibit halls and workshops and friends... oh my!)

MeritK said...

LOL! I love it - No denim jumpers for these Homeschool Moms! Have a wonderful refreshing time at your convention :)

MeritK said...

Praying for your son's lung issue to clear up so that you can have peace of mind too! God bless, Meritk

Lizzie said...

Oh thank the Lord his lung didn't collapse again. Wish I were there to play with you guys. Have a ball!

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