Our middle daughter who is twenty-one, has no shame in asking for hugs.
Rarely a day goes by when she is home in which she does not request I hug and hold her.
It matters not what I am doing, typing, cooking, eating, about to fall asleep, she can appear stating,
Our youngest daughter has been home from her week in Japan for four days now. And things have yet to settle down to what I could call normal. By normal, I mean the way they were before she left.
Something happened while our youngest was away those eight days. Not only did she undergo a transformation–this was her first time away from the family for more than a night or two–we did as well.
just back from two weeks in Maui. had a great time. was in the water every day. went to sleep hearing the waves splash upon the shores. read “The Weight of Heaven” by Thrity Umrigar and began Audrey Niffeneggar’s, “The Time Traveler’s Wife“. all-in-all it was a wonderful and restful time. things are quiet here […]