we interrupt this regularly scheduled blog...
Baby Girl has left on a jet plane. alone.
on her way to the big city.
now, i am not a fan of airport goodbyes (unless *i* am the one getting on the plane - and even then i hope that the gang is all with me!), so today was a bit, um, shall we say, challenging for this momma, & this is true for several reasons.
#1 - it's hard to see the 8 pound 6 ounce Baby Girl go out into the big, scary world. (ok, so the girl does go to college, but this is different!)
#2 - it's hard for me, a card carrying TSI member (hey, SPF!), not to go too.
#3 - she is going to one of the greatest cities on earth (Frances, if you are reading this, she's heading in your general direction!!) - refer to #2 above!
but it it not all sad. i am so proud of her & her adventurous spirit! oh, how i remember the severity of wanderlust i possessed at her tender yet crazy age. i think of all the fun to be had & know she will come home so much the better. travel & the road-wisdom acquired on the way will do that to you.
and she is going to see her crazy-cool girlfriend!! (holla, R!!!)
now, girls...a little "listen to momma" moment!...watch your wallets, watch each others' backs, don't take candy (no matter how yummy the chocolate looks!) from strangers, & most importantly (dad says) all boys are bad!
that said, remember to live every moment as it truly is...a precious gift!
see you on the flip-side, Baby Girl! love, momma