Things may be returning to the usual amount of crazy and email may start getting answered soon with the completion of this weekend…
Liturgically this is the season of Advent but practically, for our household, it’s also Nutcracker season. With two young ballerinas in the house and extra rehearsals every weekend starting back in October, it’s absorbed quite a lot of our time. And, since I was already committed to being at all the Party Scene rehearsals as Lil’ G was in it this year, I volunteered to dance as one of the Party Scene dads when word went out that another guy was needed.
So—between two Nutcracker performances this weekend, the in-laws visiting, Christmas pageant rehearsal at M’s church for the girls, and a subdeacon training session at my church, it’s been an exhausting span of days!
Now that the Nutcracker is over, there’s no more ballet 3 times a week (complete with 30 minute commute each way!) until January. At this point, my priorities are:
- Get the St Augustine’s Prayer Book editing finished up
- Triage on major breviary glitches
- SCLM work largely on the theological underpinnings of HWHM
- Answering back email
- Posting (which will likely be around SAPB or HWHM material)
- Cleaning up breviary typos and minor errors
Of course, all of this is tertiary behind family duties and work duties… Thus, if I haven’t responded to your email yet, please be patient with me!