Monday, October 22, 2012

A Little Bit of Lovely

In all the excitement of buying our first home, I never mentioned that our new home is in another city.  Not too far away, but far enough where we probably won't see our friends very often.

These last couple of weeks as I've picked kids up for carpools and listen to the chatter that goes on between  5 and 2 year olds, I'm overcome by a little sadness.  I'm going to miss our preschool carpool on  Tuesday and Thursday mornings with Robin and Mason.  I'm going to miss chatting with Heidi as she helps get the kids  situated in the car because once again, I'm running late. 

I'll miss picking up Evi and Cate for activity days.  I'll miss the arguing that always ensues because one of my sweet kids can be a little bossy and well who likes to be bossed around?

I know they'll be more carpools and new kids, and friends for all of us but I'll miss the friends we've made here.  We won't really be that far away but everyone is busy and even though we all promise to visit each other, I'm pretty sure visits will be far and few between but I make sure to tell all my shopping conscious friends that I'm just 4 miles from Aldis, Target, and Walmart.

Speaking of friends, I got to watch the sweetest little boy on Thursday while his mom took his big brother to a doctor's appointment.  So,  I threw  a last minute picnic potluck at the park.   We enjoyed a little bit of lovely weather, food, and company where I might of mentioned that I will only be 4 miles from good shopping just in case anybody ever wants to visit.












6 comments:

  1. I know how sad it is to leave friends....been there, done that. What city are you moving to? BTW cute tables, I would have dragged my card tables out to the park, thumbs up to you for dragging your nice white tables. I like!!!

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  2. We are moving to Powell which is a suburb of Knoxville. I wish I had card tables. I didn't want to drag a kitchen table down to the park so I just grabbed our benches/end table. ( =

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  3. Love your new house and all of it's possibilities! Ah ... And the green of Tennesee. My brother lives in Franlin out of Nashville. I do love it so :)

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    1. I do love that it's green here but I still miss Montana...mainly in the summer...not so much in the winter!

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  4. It's so hard when everyone is busy! That's exactly how it felt for me when all of the kids in my local playgroup started going to preschool, including my little one. We didn't even move but everyone's life just kind of changed...new friends to be made, more activities, more busyness. :)

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    1. I know that feeling well too! Our youngest son has a late birthday so we decided to have him do another year of preschool. All of his friends however started kindergarten this year and so we don't do as many playdates. I really miss the ones that now all their kids are in school so they are busy volunteering or working. But solitude is nice too! ( =

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