Monday, May 23, 2011
One good thing about entertaining people with toddlers in tow- they don't overstay their welcome!
My son Pat and my wonderful DIL, Jean, brought Lucy, 2, and William, 6 months, to dinner and my older son, Chris, the world traveling yacht captain, was here as well, along with my kooky but lovable DD, Mimi.
It's the first time since Christmas we have all been together and it was very relaxed and informal and just plain old fun.
Lucy usually goes to bed at 7 so they left around 7:30 and Chris left a half hour later.
It was just a wonderful simple family evening and for that I am so grateful.
On a sad note, another of my old people went to the ER today. He hadn't been feeling well for about a week but getting by alright.
Well, today he went downhill in a hurry and it took 3 of us to get his shoes on and get him into his daughter's car so they could take him down to get checked out. He's a sturdy old Yankee,a retired professor but he is 96 after all, so one never knows when his time will be up.
I have had an eventful day and have to get up early for Lucy and William in the morning.
PS- it just occurred to me- how little it was about the (delish) food tonight and how much it was about just being all together again!