Saturday, January 14, 2006

Miss My Kids

I miss Matt and Amy.

I miss having an astute eye to help me put an outfit together, I miss having a tall guy to get me the crock pots off the top shelf, I miss the footsteps and running showers upstairs that mean they're home, I miss being able to tell them the latest crazy thing their siblings said, I miss having drivers in the house that can run this package over to Bonnie's, I miss their humor, and I just miss THEM.

(Pause to sniff and dab at eyes.)

However, Amy just sent me a detailed, reassuring email and Matt called me the other day and talked, urging me to keep asking him any questions I want. So I'm happy they're doing fine where they are.

I know we'll all have some adjusting to do after they get home. I remember what it's like to move back home after having been on your own.

But meanwhile, I really miss them.

Quote of the Day:
"Are you in trouble?"
--the clerk at Safeway, to Paul, when he stopped in for some Cool Whip for me and picked up a bouquet too

4 comments:

  1. I would have loved to hear Pauls answer to that one!!LOL!!! Maybe he could fit it into one of his sermons or something.

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  2. Arlene, he said, "Are most people who buy flowers in trouble?" and the clerk said, "Most men are!" Yeah, I can see it as future sermon material.

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  3. I have some idea how you feel missing your children. It ain't easy. But this is what it's all about..loving and letting go.

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  4. Sorry you're missing your kids--but bless Paul for buying you flowers!!!That just made your day I'm sure!!:)

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