Monday, November 12, 2007
I had about an hour to kill between picking some kids up and dropping others and...wait, there was no dropping come to think of it...just lost of picking up...from the 4 corners of the earth which is rather ironic since there are only 3 kids...anyhow...between pick ups I had miss dollie with me and we decided to go to Goodwill for a while to pass the time. She had never been in a Goodwill before...I must say it was a delight to watch her dig through the shelves of "junk" and realize that if she looked hard enough she could find treasures as well...her words and my thoughts exactly. I left the store with two delightful gifts which I cannot talk about in this blog as the recipients are both faithful readers...and miss dollie got a new barbie for a dollar.
a very fruitful treasure hunt!
after we finally picked everyone up and were headed home I heard miss dollie ask gav in the back seat what he'd do if she died...to which he replied..."I'd be sad for 2 seconds and then I'd say 'easy come easy go'" which made everyone laugh and then gav asked her what she'd do if he died and she said "I'd be sad for 2 seconds and then I'd say 'easy come easy go'" at which point gav accused her of being a copy cat...to which she replied "I was born a copy cat!" "yeah you were" "yeah you were" "stop coping me" "stop copying me" "what?" "what?" "why are you doing that" "why are you doing that" "seriously stop" "seriously stop".....you get the idea...
and now I am sitting here at the table making sure gav does his homework and doesn't eat candy...way harder than it sounds...
it's my last night here, tomorrow the parents come home. It has been a joy to watch these kids. I am ready though to sleep in my own bed and not have miss dollie nearby snoring...who knew such a cute little thing could be so noisey!
in other news.
doctors reports are in. I'm mostly normal ;-)~ nothing serious. she did have a page of info to go over with me about my antibodies blah blah something something (I have it written out) and said it might take another 6 mo before I start feeling like myself again, no treatments available...lovely...I guess my pace in this crazy life needs to slow even more. Not easy to hear for someone who loves being busy.
So Much to Love
I love people. I love bright eyes. I love my sons, Judah & Lucas. I love laughing. I love my ringtone. I love love. I love Jesus. I love tattoos. I love milk. I love creative expression. I love smiles. I love Philippians. I love bridges. I love my house and haven. I love a rainy night. I love doing nothing. I love almonds and banana chips. I love music. I love cowboy hats. I love Anna Maria Island. I love (diet) dr.pepper. I love a good story. I love wildflowers. I love to fly. I love rod iron. I love babies. I love going to the movies. I love midnight. I love allegra. I love sunsets. I love long kisses. I love the color red. I love starshollow. I love community. I love doing life with friends. I love witty banter. I love jessilynn.com. I love my family. I love pretty things. I love cruisin' with my girls. I love remembering when. I love authentic individuals. I love hot tamales. I love when kids giggle. I love Lance. I love bonfires. I love finding people I thought I'd lost. I love yard sales. I love tacobell. I love seeing people do good. I love violins and steel guitar. I love driving to the airport. I love seeing people around me succeed at their dreams. I love being included. I love flipflops. I love blogging. I love long talks. I love dreaming.