We spent most of our time this weekend visiting my grandma with my mom and the babies. Marty stayed home for a
We made it up to Rougemont just in time to attend my great-aunt's retirement dinner, and despite the fact that it was a mammoth undertaking to get us there (45 minutes late), we had a great time celebrating such a special occasion with family who we certainly don't see enough.
It's easy to blame time--there's not enough, it takes too much.
But, inevitably, I never regret the time I do spend. I always say to myself, "Don't make excuses next time." Until the next time.
We then made my grandma's weekend by spending the night. Seriously, she loves having us, and we definitely don't visit her enough (insert time excuse here).
This picture was taken the last time we stayed with her.
Yes, it's been that long.
We spent the rest of the evening talking and visiting. Emily and Drew spent most of their time exploring...Great-Granny has all kinds of goodies to touch, move, stack, and break!
So much fun, so little time, and I am not even counting what we moved out of reach...
During their adventures, the babies uncovered strange toys from another time period--cassette tapes!
These relics made perfect make-shift blocks for Drew while Emily liked the pretty ribbon.
It was hard to tell who was having the best time.
Originally, trying the make the most of the limited amount of weekend time, I had planned to be on the road home first thing this morning. Grandma had other plans--more visiting and shopping. Do you know how hard it is to say no to Grandma?
So, I didn't. We said, yes, and in doing so, we gave her (and ourselves) the gift of time.
We drank coffee, visited with aunts and an uncle, took our time driving over to the outlets, shopped, and stopped to ride multiple
It's about time.