Today, my kids went back to school after Christmas break. (I am thankful to live in a district that still calls it "Christmas" break.)
It was a big transition since Pat had been home the whole time too.
It was quiet when they all left, and I had plenty to do to keep me busy today. I like having the freedom to come and go as I please when they are gone, but even when they are home, they are getting rather self sufficient.
I guess the conclusion that I came to this year was that I wasn't as happy for vacation to end and to have "my" life back this year as much as I have in the past.
Oh crap, this is another one of those "getting older" things isn't it?