I KNEW he was leaving. Something about him leaving two days early is fuh-reaking me out. He’s really going to go off and live his own life. I know this is what we’ve been working for, but it’s kind of a punch in the face. It seems like just a few weeks ago that I was calling my mom all freaked out because Danny was taking books to park days and opening and propping open some of the other books and “reading” the books to the characters in the other books that were propped open. Go figure. No one beat him up. And, now he’s all living in an apartment and taking classes and having a job and just WHERE does mom fit in?????? (Everyone say I prayer that I don’t turn into the mom on Everybody Loves Raymond)
OK – the plan was for me to take Dan to Florida State on Saturday, early in the morning. Plans change. He can get into his apartment on Thursday. This will give him a couple of days to look for a job and get settled. Gah. Fine, but my plan was to give him a notebook with some ree-sypes (what the kids call them) for one. I have a couple of ideas. I’m sure you all have more. No allergies, no aversions to anything. What did you live on when you were in college? The good, the bad and the ugly are all welcome. Any additional tips for someone living on their own the first time would be appreciated as well.