I started my blog back in 2001 as a means of keeping my family updated on Harper.
Since then, it has morphed into a “coffee house” of sorts, a place where one goes to shoot the breeze with a friend. I’m all over the place on topics.
But, now and then, my kids say something that I want to remember, and thus, you’re stuck reading their cute little quotes.
George and Harper were preparing to leave for her 4th grade camping trip. He, as a chaperone, planned to drive them to school the morning they were to board the bus for the trip, thus leaving his car parked in the school lot. Harper, having lived 9 years of her life in a larger city, anxiously inquired,
“Are you sure that’s ok? I mean do they have long term parking???!!!”
Always the mommy-lover, we were on a hot chocolate date when I began to get emotional over how old he is getting. Six in January. I can hardly believe it. When I mentioned my excitement and my sadness about him growing up, he met me with,
“Mom. You can still hug me until I get really old and move out and live next door to you. You know, when I’m 40.”