Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Wordless/Wordful Wednesday – A little leftover from Father’s Day

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Daddy comes home for a visit, October 2006

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You know those times when you tell yourself “I’m not going to cry” even though you know just how its going to end up? That was the day. Daddy was home, albeit for only 2 short weeks. I absolutely love this photo, and I was so glad that someone was thoughtful enough to catch this moment for us. I slept so well those two weeks, simply from the relief of knowing my husband was in the bed beside me. You wouldn’t believe how often I freaked out when someone knocked at our door, praying silently that this wasn’t a pair of men in dress blues with a letter for me. What can you do in two weeks? Well, attend a few parties, love on the kids a whole lot (meet the daughter you haven’t even seen in person), and eat….a..lot. My hubby had actually written a list of the foods he’d like to enjoy while he was here. I think we made it through all but one or two items on the list. Two weeks was never so short.

Wordful Wednesday can be found at Seven Clown Circus

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CIT Day Two Numbers:

# drinks spilled: 1

# times asked for “pink off”: 1

# times I was clubbed with cast: 2 – NOT intentionally

# times PM asked to take a bath: 3 at least

# of baths PM got to take: 0

7 comments:

Brian Christopher said...

Thanks for sharing your blog !

Just A Mom (Call me JAM for short) said...

Oh my, that picture brought tears to my eyes. Thanks for sharing.

Happy WW!

Muthering Heights and Other Senseless Sensibility said...

I got all choked up looking at this photo!!

Marla said...

this picture is just awesome and like you said how great that someone captured it for you!!!

blueviolet said...

That is such a beautiful photo and the love is so very obvious.

Mrs4444 said...

This post put a lump in my throat. Thanks so much for sacrificing your sense of security (both of you). I'll keep you in my prayers...

Kiera said...

This is an amazing shot! Thanks for sharing this personal moment on your blog. Thank you too for your families sacrifice and service.