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Monday, October 29, 2007

Warm fuzzies

When I got home from work today, the girls came running toward me.

Julie: "Mom - come see the brownies I made!" Sure enough, a fresh pan of delectable brownies greeted me in the kitchen. Just because she felt like it. I think I'll keep her.

Maddie: "Mom - come see the playhouse I made!" In the basement - in the big empty space that's still awaiting floor finishing from the renovation-project-that's-sucking-the-life-out-of-me was an imaginative play-world, complete with a princess who was attending her first day of school, assorted stuffed animals who were in the playroom at daycare, a computer made of a discarded box, and several other rooms that all had unique purposes. I think I'll keep her.

Later tonight, Nikki was telling me what songs she'd uploaded onto her new iPod. "This Crowded House song is on there because it reminds me of Grandpa." That seemed a little odd, since I can't ever imagine my dad listening to Crowded House. "It was on the radio when we were on our way to the farm when we'd found out that Grandpa died. I'll always remember that." I think I'll keep her.

11 comments:

Karmyn R said...

The last is the sweetest - she'll always remember Grandpa when she hears that song. sniff sniff.

Michele said...

def. keepers. you are, too.

Stephanie said...

What great moments with your girls. Definitely worth keeping!

Anvilcloud said...

I'm sure they're relieved -- that you will keep them. :)

ccap said...

Goodness I'm emotional this morning. That made me cry.

Pamela said...

jealous -- thinking about those moments I should have written down.
It is too easy to remember the times that stretched your patience, instead of your heart.

Judy said...

Well, if you ever change your mind...

ValleyGirl said...

Interesting how despite the frustrations they can cause, they still have the ability to melt our heart! Very sweet kids you've got.

Whippersnapper said...

Awwwwwwwwww.

If you're keeping them, I guess I can't have them. *sigh*

Gina said...

I'd keep her too!

So gald you got some joy!

Janet said...

Heather, you are one lucky woman!

Janet