The kids school always does a fantastic carnival. This year was extra special as it was amazingly sunny weather. This year was also VERY surreal for me. Every year I have had a baby, a toddler, or a kid who was not yet at the school to tag along with me. This year Henry wanted to go...and he and his friends were walking around with a particular swagger that comes with being the "middle schooler who used to go here". He must have said a hundred times - "Everything is so much smaller than I remember". Frances had her friends. And this, Maggie had her friends ...and was off....no mom needed. WEIRD STUFF.