thanksgiving never had more meaning

I’m sitting here in the quiet for the first time in days.

Our trip to Florida was eye-opening.

We found out that it was possible to miss people when they were five inches away.

We also found that when you told your kids to go, they WENT!

But they didn’t take toothbrushes.

We did miss out on some very loved friends because of the holiday.

However, the ones we saw?

The Fabulous Miss M

Meeting M who looked JUST like her brothers, her oldest would have been very proud to meet her.


There aren’t any.

Each hug.

Each kiss.

Each treasured moment.

We took them with us as we drove away.

Until we can share them again.

Much thanks to M who opened her home and let us stay for the week; W who let us have a party at her house and invite bajillionty people; and to everyone in Florida who made time and came to to see us.  We love you.

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6 Responses to thanksgiving never had more meaning

  1. kpotterb December 7, 2010 at 8:43 PM #

    Wish we could have made it out. So sorry we missed you.

  2. lori @ In Pursuit of Martha Points December 2, 2010 at 11:23 AM #


    I really want to know what that means.

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  3. Adventures In Babywearing November 29, 2010 at 11:59 PM #

    Oh how I wished I could transport myself down to your party.

    love you


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  4. Jenny November 29, 2010 at 3:35 PM #

    Seeing long time friends is so awesome. Meeting their new babies is even better.
    So glad you are here for this Thanksgiving and are so full of thankfulness. Yay, for a good life! :)

  5. Coal Miner's Granddaughter November 29, 2010 at 1:32 PM #

    So VERY glad that you had a wonderful time. :)

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  6. Grumble Girl November 29, 2010 at 12:07 PM #

    I’m so thrilled for you, friend! And so very happy that you’re here to be all thankful and stuff.

    *smooches you*

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