Married to the Empire

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Final Day Together

My nieces left town last Wednesday to fly back to England. Lucky for me, they had an evening flight, so I still got to spend the day with them. When my parents asked the girls where they'd like to have lunch, Leah said, "Sonic!" Smart girl. It's not like they can get watermelon slushes, tater tots, and cherry-vanilla Dr. Peppers in jolly old England!

We opted to eat out on their patio area. I think if we'd eaten in the car, my dad would have had a heart attack over the potential for dropped French fries, spilled drinks, and smeared ketchup. No sense in killing Grandpa.

After we ate, we went back to my parents house and watched Bolt together, which is a really funny movie! Then, it was time to say good-bye. I hugged everyone, told them I loved them, watched them pile into the car to go to the airport, then cried once I got into my own car.

I miss them already.


Amanda said...

Cute girls! It is hard when they live so far away:(

ann said...

My heart goes out to you. It is so hard to be away from family. Every time I have to drop my mom off at the airport, I keep it together till she enters the building. Then I drive away and just cry my eyes out. But by the time I get home, I'm okay. It's hard. But I'm thankful for the time I do get to have when she and other family come out to visit.

Thumperdd said...

Poor grandpa! So glad you decided not to kill him. Besides, eating outside is one of the benefits of lovely, "non-winter" weather.

Hope you're not missing them too badly!


A. said...

I think the cutie in the second picture looks like you!

eje said...

my grandma lives in england, in south devon.

we got to see her this june. Excited!

eje (again) said...

PS I made a "mistrake" in my other comment. I meant to say: "We go to see our Grandma this June"

it was supposed to be future tense, not past tense!

PSS What is the word verification for? I hate having to do that all the time!

Anne Marie@Married to the Empire said...

Eje, the word verification is to keep spam away. I know it's a pain in the rear, but it does serve a purpose.