The troops got home yesterday. Andrew took the kids on an RV trip up to Bodega Bay for four days. That gave me some much appreciated alone time with Piper. Like mentioned earlier, we ate, slept, and watched 23 episodes of Mad Men. My house is trashed again and the noise level is a bit louder than I would like, but it is familiar chaos I have learned to love.
Our 4th of July was super low-key. No BBQ's, no people, just some sparklers the neighbors brought by: