Lexi and Andrew's flight to europe departed a few hours ago. They left a birthday present on my doorstep (thanks guys). I can't help but think about how empty the house will be this summer. At least last year I was all bitter and introvertive when they left (in case you forgot, here's why).
Well I don't have to worry about it for a week, as I will be in Idaho for 7 days rafting on the third best river in the U.S. (I'm not really sure what comes between the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon and the south fork of the Salmon River). I'm not necessarily looking forward to a 13 hour drive with 5 high school students, but these are the well behaved, can-stand-a-week-of-them breed, so it shouldn't be too bad.
In the meanwhile, I've got about 10-20 pounds of pig that need to be consumed, so I'm going to be making some chile for the office. At the very least someone will take out the trash there before I get back from Idaho.