waiting, waiting, waiting
The next day we found ourselves heading along the highway to Milwaukee for Amigo's appointment with the tummy doctor (the GI specialist). Two hours on the road and I admit it, I was dozing in the passenger seat. Traffic was smooth, so we actually arrived early.
The waiting room would rate low on my quality scale. No toys, a few children's books, a TV set to public television (with an elderly exercise program on when we came in), aquarium in one corner with a few fish. No adult reading material whatsoever: no books, no magazines, not even a stack of health-related handouts. Cell phones are a no-no in this major medical building, so texting La Petite was out.
We coped. Amigo put on his headphones and listened to radio. I sent the restless Husband in search of a newspaper. While he was gone, I made lists.
To-do List #1: must-do priorities for moving into new classroom
To-do List #2: phone calls and appts. to make
To-do List #3: Power Point plan for Open House
To-Do List #4: Power Point plan for students, first day of school
At about that point, Husband handed over a section of the newspaper, and the paper kept us occupied until Amigo's appointment.
Next time I'll bring a book. Actually, the next appointment is in October, so I'll probably have stacks of papers to correct and lessons to plan. Next time, I'll bring my schoolbag. Stumble It!