Sitting at home with a sleep-deprived, cranky six-year-old? Check.
Trying to pry the ten-year-old away from a new videogame to do homework? Check.
Responsible for delivering three bulky displays to school this week? Two of them on the same morning? Check, and check.
Looking at two early mornings this week for before-school band practice? Check.
Looking at one late night when I have to get the boys to a saxophone lesson, camp fair and science fair within 90 minutes of one another? Check.
Barely able to move as at least one nasty bug wreaks havoc on my gastrointestinal system while simultaneously sending flu-like pains to every external extremity of my body? Check.
Wife on an airplane, headed out of town for the week? Check.
It’s shaping up to be a memorable week, but before I go any further, I’d like to make a statement:
Checking out now? Check.