Monday, June 24, 2013
Let's Party for Jackson
I know, just posted on Friday afternoon. The reason I’m writing so soon is that I’m
FIRST: ON A ROLL. Just finished 3 magazine articles and figured
while our grandson Dylan fell asleep, I’d keep going.
The 2nd reason is that the time has arrived for
our wonderful inherited daughter Sam and I to cross the desert and visit Orange
County for a very special reason! Hard
as it is to believe-it’s time for us to celebrate the eminent arrival of Jackson
Dale by going to her baby shower!
Of course, this is not going to be an easy fete. Sam just crossed over into her 33rd
week of pregnancy and I, well, I am me.
It is what it is. We’ll taking
off after we have breakfast with our husbands on Thursday. Now I can’t say positively-but I have a
feeling that we’ll be lucky to arrive at dinner time.
Sam will stay at her mom’s house; I’ll be bunking at my
sister’s. Friday, my plans are to meet a
dear friend for coffee a couple of hours before I pick up my wonderful and
birthed daughter Sarah at the airport.
Saturday-I’m so getting a haircut and spending time with my parents and
sister. Sunday-Sarah and I will be up
We have to go pick up the cake and join Sam’s mom and
sisters to set up for the shower. I’m
sure the day will go very fast. I’m
going to be taking pictures and even video so that we’ll be able to remember
the day. Monday-we three very tired and
hopefully happy ladies will eat breakfast and take off for our desert homes.
Sarah hasn’t seen her husband and kids for a month. I won’t have really seen my husband for the
better part of a week (he went to visit our nephew and his sister for a couple
of days) and I’m sure by then, Sam will be darned happy to stop travelling
around and share with Adam the details of our excursion.
In some ways, these trips are both a blessing and a bane-we’re
so excited to see our family and friends, yet it’s never enough to realize that’s
what we did! What I do realize is that
the next time we make the trip “home”-Sam will be a new mom, Adam will be a new
dad and I’ll be a grandma of 3 of the cutest little boys I’ve ever seen.
At least in my humble opinion.