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Just a Happy "ME" Day!

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

emoticon Early this morning my DH found that the new Sony camera he ordered was scheduled to be delivered today! Exciting!! Except -- it was being delivered to our home in the Phoenix area -- and we were 1-1/2 hours away in our mountain home. Hmmmm! What to do? We knew the Fed Ex would probably leave the box sitting by our front door, and even though we feel we're in a "good" neighborhood, a small box containing an expensive camera is a big temptation.

emoticon Being a Sweetheart, I offered to drive down. The only string attached to that offer was that I would spend the night in our home down there -- no back and forth trip for me and it would give me a chance to watch some of my recorded movies -- maybe paint a bit, and just generally have a 'change of pace' for my day. Not liking the "overnight" part of that,my husband wailed "But I'll Miss You! I'll be lonely!" I just smiled.

emoticon Next problem came when Amber saw me getting out my cosmetic case -- it meant a "trip" and if Mom was going, then SHE must be going. There was lots of running back and forth, tail wagging and little talky noises. Big excitement, going for a ride. When the word "no" came out of my mouth, she couldn't believe it -- Mom was going without her!

DH told me she spent the afternoon laying with her nose pointed toward the front door, patiently waiting for Mom to come home. Hmmm, I wonder how the evening walk went?
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OLDERDANDRT 9/20/2012 5:14PM

    AwwwwWWWwww!!!! Mama!!!!!! How could you leave precious Amber behind?! Hoo boy! But she'll be soooooo happy when you get home!! All will be forgiven b/c that's the beauty of the loving ability of dogs!!! What would we ever do without them! emoticon to you AND Amber!!!

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SCHPUBBY 9/20/2012 1:47PM

    I'll bet you were ready to get back to your cooler temps; though, I hope you enjoyed your trip and your "me" time! :)

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JACK714 9/20/2012 12:22PM

    All that sacrifice. You are just a good person. And you got your reward.

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VITCHY-VICKI 9/20/2012 8:01AM

    Eve glad you got a little you time alone sorry Amber had to stay home but she will be so glad to see you when you get back - hope you got a lot done being alone
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TRISTAROSE 9/20/2012 6:18AM

    It's always nice to have a little "alone" time but yet nice to know that DH and Amber are there awaiting your return! I hope you enjoyed your evening!

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GRACEISENUF 9/19/2012 11:35PM

    That was kind of you to do that for your DH. It's also fun to get a little time apart to get the things we want to get done isn't it?

Happy week ahead!

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