Yesterday afternoon, we helped move Kiddo #2 into his dorm room. Although he's going to the university here in town, we wanted him to experience being on his own - hence the dorm room. Theoretically, he'd packed everything, but the more we unpacked the more we discovered he was missing. We have quite a lengthy list of things to bring him in the next few days, but we're holding off and trying to avoid the mad rush that is move-in weekend. After that, for the most part, we won't see Kiddo #2 until his birthday in October, and then again for Thanksgiving. Unless, of course, he needs to do laundry or wants a home-cooked meal or something. ;)
With Kiddo #1 at college somewhere Far, Far Away, that leaves us home. Alone. With just the dogs, cats, horses, and chickens for company. Which is actually quite a lot of company.
We considered what to do to celebrate, even though it was pretty sad to leave Kiddo #2 at the dorm. We thought about going out to eat at some nice restaurant, but remembered that we are paying for 2 kids in college, so a nice dinner was probably out. We opted for pulling a couple of steaks out of the freezer and having a bottle of wine from the wine rack.
We did, however choose to eat dinner nekkid on the couch. Just because we could.