intervene...but, alas, such is the way of nature.
At least with names like they've got, they're bound to be friends eventually, right?
- on the go, y'all
Needless to say we stay up late these days...and get up early. Come 11:15 or 11:30 you can find me and Ricky in the kitchen, sitting around 1/2 gallons of ice cream (don't judge) or chips and salsa, rehashing the day and dreaming about the future. I think I love this time. It reminds me of when we first met and we hadn't made any mistakes yet and life was so full of possibility and promise. It still is, you know, and it's been fun to begin to see that promise for our family really come
Ricky looked at me over an armful of hummingbird feeder supplies and reiterated what we both really believe..."this is the right decision, you know? I really believe it is."
We look up another gluten-free recipe and set aside the bananas for bread-making tomorrow.
We do it together. Like we've always dreamed.
- on the go, y'all
This morning after breakfast, we went for a quick walk as a family. About 2 seconds into our walk, Ricky realized the pond filter was spewing water. This means it was broken. (Of course I walked by it a week ago and it was spewing water and I just thought it was pretty...perception is a beautiful thing) So, we stopped to investigate and ended up spending the rest of our short "walk" hanging out by the pond watching Daddy do his thing.
This ended up being very amusing to me because you could really see the kids' personalities come through. Little Ricky spent the entire time throwing rocks...in the air, onto the path, at me, at his sister, into the water. You know, wherever... And Clair sat herself right down as close to Ricky as she could get and began to coach and cheer and instruct him in the ways he should go, "You must be very very careful, Daddy! Your foot is in the water, Daddy! I'm going to sit down by my Daddy and watch him." My job was to plug and unplug the filter while Ricky screamed, "unplug! unplug! unplug!" over and over again as water came pouring out from the pump.
It was fun. Ricky even got nibbled on by some crawdads...ha. We have crawdads! So crazy.