Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Weekend by numbers

0: Long baths I took

1: Can of Silly String I sprayed

1: Naps I took

1:30: Time I fell asleep Saturday night

2: Walks on the beach

2:30: Time I fell asleep Friday night

5: Times I got out on the all-chick-line-dance dance floor

7: Times I felt old

7: Times I felt young

8: The number of times JP has told me how happy he is that I'm home ("Fly really keeps you busy, doesn't he?")

13: New people I met

15: Times I prayed

30: Minutes of massage

43: The number of times I saw little children at the beach resort and made me miss my little munchkin

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Blogger Mozi Esme said...

Ahh! That 43 number gets to me!

9:03 AM  
Blogger amanda said...

love the numbers friend.

so glad the getaway was good :)

10:23 AM  
Blogger Madeline said...

You wouldn't be a true mommy without number 43. Glad you had fun. I'm sure your family is thrilled to have you back.

12:10 PM  
Blogger dianna said...

Well done~loved reading this*!*

12:10 PM  
Blogger Heather said...

It's hard to go do something fun and not have the kids with me. I'm always thinking "M would have loved this" or "K would have a blast if he was here."

Takes some of the fun of it away, but not for too long.

12:25 PM  
Blogger Mrs.Naz@BecomingMe said...

Loved this!!

12:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

awww the last one is so sweet!
I so love it when my husband has the children for any length of time, his apprecaition for me is renewed every time!

12:45 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

oh getaways are always nice. Glad to hear that you had so much fun.

1:07 PM  
Blogger Kristi said...

So glad you had a great time. And that 8 number is a priceless gift all unto itself, isn't it? The recognition that being at home with a toddler all day is HARD is so important for husbands to understand (and so few do).

1:22 PM  
Blogger the mama bird diaries said...

Cute. Whenever I'm away from my kids, I notice every little adorable child within a 15 mile radius and it makes me miss my own kids.

1:38 PM  
Blogger CaraBee said...

That sounds like fun! You stayed up past midnight?!?! What's that like?

2:13 PM  
Blogger Brandie said...

It sounds simply fabulous!! Except the 43 - isn't the biggest conundrum of parenting? You want a break, and when you get it, you spend much time missing the kids?!

3:33 PM  
Blogger Robyn said...

A weekend away is my ultimate fantasy. You captured the bitter and the sweet perfectly.

11:26 AM  
Blogger Scribbit said...

2 walks on the beach and 30 minutes of massage? You lucky dog.

And glad that you're all okay after that nice weather you've been having :)

11:49 AM  
Blogger Bloggy Mama said...

Sounds pretty good!

3:44 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

7 times you felt young? SIGN ME UP!!

4:19 PM  
Blogger Mamacita Tina said...

A great time!

When I'm without kids, it takes about ten minutes before I'm wondering what they're up to and I'm desperate to get back to them.

4:59 PM  
Blogger ohAmanda said...

Sounds fantastic!

6:15 PM  
Blogger carrie said...

woo hoo! sounds fun!

9:12 PM  
Blogger groovyoldlady said...

Hurrah for 8!!!

4:59 PM  
Blogger Amanda said...

So beautiful.

4:15 PM  
Blogger Maternal Mirth said...

Every mama needs a break and your break sounded lovely even if 43 other people's kiddos made you miss your own :) It means you're a good mama, breaks and all!

4:38 PM  

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