Unfortunately, with a bad storm coming through tomorrow, in KY and TN, my kids have to leave in the morning. From Alabama to Michigan takes them through both states. So I got two days, instead of three. Those two days were absolutely wonderful. It was great to see my youngest, who is looking so good. Tall, handsome - okay, I'll quit bragging. And my granddaughters. I had both my oldest and youngest granddaughters here, along with one of middle granddaughters, her husband and baby. Both the oldest and youngest I haven't seen in ages. The oldest has grown up and the youngest is a sweetheart. Of course, my only grandson was bored to death, at age 10, but he never let on, even though I know it was a fact. He's a great kid too.
Now back to the real world. They have to pack and get ready to leave early, so they've gone. I shed a few tears and moved on. After all life is all about moving on, from one stage to another. I got to give the kids the things I wanted them to have. Which is also good. I really feel sorry for those children who never get to see their parents or grandparents at the end of their lives. Children need to see reality, especially today.
As you can tell, I'm a bit psyched up today. But, unless we have a miracle, I probably won't get to see them all again. And if I don't stop, the tears will start again.
There were advantages to life as it was lived years and years ago. Families were close, within miles (a few miles) of each other and got to visit often. As I've already mentioned, that's not our lives these days.
Well, I think I'll go read a little bit, and stop feeling sorry for myself. Tomorrow I have edits. Oh, darn, I did say I wouldn't mention the book again.