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Monday, July 5, 2010

Unraveling.

We had a crazy, busy, beautiful weekend over here, starting last Thursday.

And now we're unwinding and relaxing. Not a one of us was up before 8am this morning and in this house that is rare.

We played hard.

We took all the kids camping and there are so many stories to tell. Things that make me laugh so hard. And just a few things that make me remember how very tired it made us all.

We came home and saw friends, we swam at the pool, we got work done at home. We celebrated E's 19th month at a drive-in movie and while I walked the perimeter of the outdoor theater while she fought sleep I looked into her over-tired face and told her; "You are so loved."

The bigs have been here for ten days and go to their mom's today until next Monday. The downsizing from four kids to two is a transition. The house will inevitably be quieter and in some ways calmer, in other ways not.

There is much to share, the pictures and the stories will unravel but first, just today, we're going to catch up on life, like groceries, eating popsicles and laundry. (You'd never guess I've done eight loads already since Friday, would you?)

Here's hoping your 4th was as bright and sunny as ours!

Henry and Evelyn 4th of July 2010
Taken in the early morning on 4th of July when just my littles and I were awake for the day!

3 Comments:

Blogger Gina said...

I love that picture! They look so excited.

July 7, 2010 at 6:57 AM  
OpenID fritzfacts said...

I love that picture! How adorable are they!!

The transition is a huge one isn't it...I am not looking forward to that in August!

July 7, 2010 at 10:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

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October 21, 2010 at 3:09 AM  

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