Monday, November 22, 2010


I was having problems with blogger yesterday and couldn't get my post to show up. But it was lame anyway so I'm back-dating this post to suffice for Monday's.

Mr. Q and I have had a wonderful time away together. It has surpassed all my expectations and I am so, so glad that we did this. I'm also glad that we waited to do so until the girls were 5 and 3 as their level of understanding of our trip has really contributed to our sense of security in leaving them.

My parents report that the girls have been exceedingly well-behaved and the girls also report that they are having fun. So much fun, in fact, that they banded together to play a little trick on us.

They called us one day and the first thing I heard was Beezus saying "Guess what Mommy ? We got our ears pierced !" and Ramona chiming in with the same.

Knowing my mother, this is a VERY DISTINCT possibility that she had done this, had I not told her somewhat recently that the girls would get their ears pierced around the time of their First Communion at age 7 or 8.

I only hesitated for half a second wondering if it was true, and I then I played along with mock outrage.

They laughed and laughed and laughed. Good one, Mom !


Rachel et Natalie said...

so glad you are having a good time. All well deserved

dc604 said...

ha ha!!!! good one grandma!

Laurie said...

Wow - that's some pretty advanced teasing for them. Imagine their jokes when their 16 and 13?!

Marya said...

Grandma gets some points for this one.

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