Well, the laundry is done and our fridge has food again, but I’m still not back in the real-world zone. I think that’s the sign of a good vacation….I unplugged so completely, that I can’t find my way back yet.
Time flies so quickly, it seems the kid’s birthdays grow closer together every year. I’m desperate to make it stop, to freeze them at each delicious age. That’s why it’s even more important for me to step away from all those little things demanding my time, and focus on the people who’s time in my home is fleeting.
Last week, the three of us left computers, video games, and distractions behind, and loaded the car for our best friends in Nashville. We moseyed our way there, and spent nights in Memphis and Little Rock, with a lot of adventure in between.
I made a point to say, ‘Sure!’ as much as I could. That resulted in lots of fast food stops.
Siblings became friends again.
Showed the kids Central High School, where they were baffled by the absurd idea of segregation.
Madame President in Bill Clinton’s Oval Office.
Tennessee – where Mr. Sugarplum and I married, had our son, and started our life together.
Our son’s Godmother, and one of our most favorite people.
These cuties were born days apart, and have been friends ever since.
Little Girl, Big City
Can you have sister wives in Tennessee? I’d choose her.
That feeling when someone else loves your kids as much as you do.
Can hardly bear to say good-bye.
Gibson’s Donuts in Memphis eased the pain.
Love this beautiful country
Home again, home again, jiggity-jig
We loved making memories as a family, and sharing fun moments! How do you unplug and focus on family? Are you a road-tripper?
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