Never mind I have never spent more than two nights away from them.....ever.....and even then I think it's been twice that has happened.
In 16 years.
Never mind that small factoid. I'm sure it holds no relevance here.....
So I'm not sure what kray-kray thought decided to take over the reasonal rational functioning portion of my brain and shout out, "Yep! Sounds great!"
And it did sound great......all those months ago when I said yes.
But here's the problem.
All those months are now past and now I find myself 5 days from leaving.
And now it's real.
And now I'm going to miss them
Now I reckon I do not reside in fantasyland so let's just assume that yes..
Yes it's true that me curled up with a venti starbucks and the Stuck documentary that I have downloaded sitting in peace and quiet does have a certain je ne sais quoi quality about it.
But really....how long can that last?
I'm guessing 3 hours tops.
Long enough to finish the documentary.
Long enough to read Bridge to Nowhere.
It will be long enough.
And it's at the end of those 3 hours that I will look up from my
So though I am incredibly excited to serve Lori and do what I can to make her laugh and have fun and take away any obstacle I humanly can to free her up to just be able to love on her new sweet son,
the ugly cry is coming people.
Suggestions for not making a complete fool of myself as I sob in the corner of the airport are welcome.
Because these faces
Oh these sweet faces.....
take my breath away.
Thank you Jesus for the honor & incredible privilege of being their mother.
Back to packing the Kleenex now.
Mounds & Muh-ounds of kleenex.