Let’s not call it a gap year. That sounds like you fell in a crevasse for a year. Let’s call it The Ferris Bueller Year. Kid 3 will get some fresh air and sunshine, see the sights, and gear up for high school.
Now that Downton Abbey is over, my Sunday evenings (or Monday mornings, thank you DVR) are now a lot less interesting. I felt the loss keenly, so I decided to rewatch the whole series (thank you, iTunes). Here are some life lessons I learned from DA.
When we hatched our big plan a few years ago (traveling around the world for a year and then moving to Paris, all in one fell swoop) we knew we would have to downsize. Now, it’s time for the rubber to meet the road.