Confessions of a Fauf

Monday, October 15, 2007

The Heartland

This weekend I made a visit down to my roots, my homeland, my clan. It was a great weekend, but like anything in life, it had it's pro's and con's:

Visiting Redlands:
Pro- saying "hello" to well-missed individuals
Con- saying "goodbye" to my dear husband

Sleeping at the Drazin House:
Pro- a bed to myself in which I was able to hog the covers with no complaints
Con- being wakened early Sat morning by a sister who had to work

A Day With Mom:
Pro- catching up with mummy on all types of things
Con- learning from mummy all types of things I didn't know about my family (namely my brother)

Surprise Birthday Lunch for Mom:
Pro- excitement with seeing relatives and Mom's shocked expression
Con- trying to get 15 people to order their food and then recognize it when it's served

Playing Mario with little brother Andrew:
Pro- learning all types of secrets, like keys and pipes and star roads
Con- beating a level on his game, but having to try and beat it all over again on my own game

3 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

sounds like a lot of heart and some heartburn in redlands.welcome back to halloween festivities and
excitments

9:27 PM  
Blogger Fa la la...and Other Susie Shaw Musings said...

you make me laugh! ahhh redlands and this weekend the Cass!!!! and Christopher (who may smile for you) GOOD TIMES! Yea for October

10:25 AM  
Blogger Morgan Jane said...

I'm glad you had a good time there...and got to catch up on all the family ways!

10:08 AM  

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