Yesterday I had seven hours on my own. Kate was working and I dropped Jesse and the boys off for Braeden's cousin's birthday celebration at Jesse's brother's. When Kate got off at 7pm, she drove over, visited a bit then brought everyone home.
I went shopping for a bit but it was pouring rain so it wasn't worth it to me to go in and out of stores very much. A new burger joint opened next to Walmart and I decided to give it a try. FABULOUS! Frack Burger, a new local chain. Fresh everything as well as artisanal buns and a special frack sauce. They have not had their official opening yet, so things were still being smoothed out. I brought more than half of my meal home ... and gave it to the dog! Saved the fries for the boys today.
When I returned I took the dog for a walk, tidied up, did two loads of laundry while watching HGTV. So peaceful. So quiet. Kinda TOO quiet.
I return to sunny Maui next week. I'm pretty sure I'm going to be homesick for this amazing little family. Stay tuned! I think I want to be with them while they boys are little and still adore me. By the time they are 11-12 ... they will roll their eyes and say "do I have to?"
What's a Gramma to do?