Phil Grossfield's Blog


Nobody Was Beaten, Week of Reports

My Schedule…and a little extra:   So, my wife is home from her 5-day business trip (dog-sledding, remember?) and I have help once again.  I have to say, being a single Dad for 5 days was a bit challenging but I handled it well…nobody was beaten and the kids are in good health.  And, I can sincerely say I enjoyed it.  The kids and I got into a nice routine and things were smooth.  Although this isn’t the first time I’ve been alone with the kids, it has been the longest.  I can certainly wholeheartedly appreciate single parents.  After all, I was in charge of all the procedural aspects of the week…potty, food, school, food, potty, bed, etc., but I did not have to sign anyone up for after-school activities, buy presents for friends birthdays, get clothes and school supplies…it’s all those little things we take for granted.  All in all, a fantastic week but definitely glad the wife is back.  And the best part is I have a deposit in the Las Vegas boy’s trip bank!   In economic news:  Last week was light in economic reports but this week there are a fair number.  Today is Pending Home Sales, tomorrow is Durable Goods and Consumer Confidence, Wednesday is GDP and Chicago PMI and some commentary from the Fed, Thursday is Jobless Claims which is the biggest report of the week and a couple others.   My Schedule:  Behind the computer all day and available….

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