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Anybody seen Thothmes? Where'd she go?

Just F.Y.I. I expect to be a bit more radio silent than usual for the next 10 days, because my two eldest kids (and Eldest Daughter's boyfriend) will be arriving late tonight and staying for the duration. I'll still be here, and online from time to time, but I will be spending much more of my time having actual face time with my kids. Squeeeeee!!!

When the kids are growing up, it always seems like you will all be a family unit, traveling around together from sporting event to school play to family vacation as a group, and doing that forever, and then suddenly, they up and go away to college, and they graduate, and if you've done the job well enough, they try their brand new wings and fly off to lives of their own, and only come back for Christmas and an occasional brief visit. Suddenly having all of your kids under one roof is a rare and wondrous not-to-be-missed treat.

So I'll be where I always am, and you may think of me basking in the warmth of their presence. If need be, a PM will get my attention.

I've used my default icon because Eldest Daughter's glee in it is infectious. It reflects how I feel about all this.

SQUEEEE!!!!

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nymaeria
Apr. 13th, 2012 07:08 pm (UTC)
yay! that sounds like fun. enjoy your visit with your family!
thothmes
Apr. 14th, 2012 08:37 pm (UTC)
Oh, it is much fun. They arrived in the wee hours of the morning, and already we've had a family soccer game!
sjhw_tolerance
Apr. 13th, 2012 11:15 pm (UTC)
Have fun! Enjoy the time with the *whole* family!
thothmes
Apr. 14th, 2012 08:38 pm (UTC)
I'm enjoying greatly!
draco_somnians
Apr. 13th, 2012 11:50 pm (UTC)
Awww, enjoy your time with your family! :)
thothmes
Apr. 14th, 2012 08:40 pm (UTC)
Oh, I surely will! And good luck with all your photo drama! It really does seem to be a complete hostage situation, complete with proof of life. This seems really unfair to be putting you in the middle of it all, when you did nothing to cause the situation whatsoever!
campylobacter
Apr. 14th, 2012 08:36 am (UTC)
Spring Break in Vermont?
thothmes
Apr. 14th, 2012 08:43 pm (UTC)
Well, yes, for my elementary schooler and my high schooler. For the other two, it's just taking a week off to be here, which happens to coincide with the week of my birthday. (Coincidence? I think not!) Unfortunately, the working world is not so into spring break as the academic world!
wanderingsmith
Apr. 14th, 2012 09:42 pm (UTC)
Yay at whole family gathered! I can just imagine all the happy chaos :D
thothmes
Apr. 15th, 2012 05:48 am (UTC)
We've already had the whole family Intergalactic Boys vs. Girls Soccer Match, a tie, 1 to 1, regardless of the many goals scored on both sides. After each hard-fought point the official score is announced, and it's 1 to 1. There was family dinner, and a viewing of Raiders of the Lost Ark which devolved into a discussion of real Egyptian staffs, and why the are forked at the lower end, and what that funny looking top part is, and there was much planning and discussion of events yet to come, in between the usual round of music lessons, etc. WHEEE!!!
bluewillowtree
Apr. 15th, 2012 06:21 pm (UTC)
Yay! I hope you all have a wonderful time!
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