::Watching for Ben to come home. A full family affair, with bonus points for whoever spots him first.
::Dinner, followed by the mandatory dessert (raspberry linzer torte)
::Many helping hands around the dinner table: setting the table, serving food, and loading the dishwasher are chores that have been emphatically claimed by the children.
::Rub a dub dub, three children in the tub. All three fit in together. It's a production line clean up operation.
::Brushing teeth, reading books, and bedtime prayers. Children are sleeping before the sun goes down and the house is utterly quiet with three sleeping babies under the roof.
*Boston is very close to our hearts: it is where we lived as a newlywed couple, where Zosia was born, and home to some of our dearest friends. Sending love and prayers to a city that, despite anything, continues to be incredible.