Hi! It’s me! Lily!
And today was pretty boring! Boringly boring! It’s hot! It’s dry! It’s hot and dry! But humid!!! EWWWWWWW!!!!!
I love winter in Texas! Summer SUCKS!!!!!
In fact, it was so hot that after work Beth and I put on our swimsuits and had a water fight!!! Liz came over too and we just soaked each other!!! Marie even got into the action!!! It was soooo much fun!!! Well, until Dave came home from the job site and we ambushed him! HAHAHA!!!!!
But… he has a pressure washer.
Oh, he didn’t pressure wash us. That’d be mean. But he turned it on, set it to wide spray, basically turning it into the world’s biggest super soaker, and GOT US GOOD!!!!
I really need to learn not to get into prank wars with him!!!!
But do you remember what I said, about how he’s clumsy? He got himself too. I dunno how, but LOL!!!!!
Anyway, after all that tomfoolery, Sabby told us to get inside, get into dry clothes, and eat dinner. But we felt so much better!!! Even Marie seemed a little peppier. Poor thing.
Liz had fun too!!! She’s not usually into that kind of thing but I guess she was hot!!!
Not much news on the business front – even when you decide to do these kings of things, they’re slow. Dave has to design the mini-factory and get permits and everything. Sabby has to file the LLC paperwork. My trust administrator needs his tin of cookies. There’s lots to do, but right now it’s hurry up and wait. And I’ve still got a trip to Japan to plan for!!!
Sabby took me aside this evening, and told me that she was worried about something.
“Lily,” she said, “I don’t want you growing up too fast. We’re talking about a lot of adult responsibilities with helping to run a company, and I know you’re up to it, but… but you’re still a child.” She sniffled. “Or at least in some ways. I don’t want you to stop doing fun things just because you have responsibilities. Don’t forget to be a child.”
“I’m sixteen,” I said. “I’m not a child. But I know what you mean.”
“I never got to be a child,” she said sadly. “I’m not letting that happen to you.”
I couldn’t help it. I gave her a hug. And I’m not sure which of us needed it more.