We left Canada on what was to be the kids' first day of school.

Today, almost nine months later, they celebrated their last day of school.

The ten point review of their school year:

Zero...perfect attendance awards
One...school that feels like home

Two...thousand, five hundred thirty three miles
Three...times zones
Four...addresses
Five...best friends ( and a whole gang of really, really good ones)

Six...Shakespeare performances
Seven...weeks of DI practice
Eight...teachers
Nine...hours of sleep a night
Ten...weeks until the first day of school again

It's been a blast. My kids are now 4th and 2nd graders. Yikes.