Monday, July 18, 2011

Here comes the sun...

Here comes the sun...

And I say...it's all right...

...or at least it will be soon.

I'm happy.

My little darling's are coming home from vacation after almost two weeks!

Yes, I have been deep in the black pit of Grandlittlelessness. (Yes, that is so a word. Is so. Yes, huh!)

The only thing that has given me a smidgen of hope that they would return is this...


This sweet little styrofoam ball and metallic pipe cleaner sun has been 'loaned' to me by Miss Morgan.

She made it her last week of summer school.

"Gramma," she told me, big blue eyes opened wide with serious intent. "Do you want to 'borrow' my sun?"

"No, sweetie, you can just take your sun home, okay?"

"Gramma. I think you should hang the sun on your wall with your other suns. I don't know how you can hang it because it sticks out in the back!"

"Morgan, I'm sure I can figure out how to hang it...but are you sure you don't want to take it home for Mommy?"

"Gramma. I'm sure. You can borrow it for maybe...oh... 40 days and 40 nights (can you tell she goes to a Christian preschool?) ...but I might want it back then."

"Okay, Morgan. I will be happy to borrow it for 40 days and 40 nights. I will think of you whenever I look at it, okay?"

She smiled her sweet, little girl smile and wandered off to wreak destruction on the toy room.

And I have looked at it every day.

And thought how lucky we are to have these three girls active in our everyday lives.

Yes, my friends.

It's been a long, cold lonely thirteen days...

But...here comes the sun...

..and I say...it's all right...

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36 comments:

Wanderer said...

Happy Day! Enjoy them and do lots of cool, fun things with them before school starts. Of course, I know I didn't have to tell you that. :)

Jojo said...

I can hear you singing it now..."you are my sunshine, my only sunshine. You make me happy when skies are gray. You'll never know dear, how much I love you. Please don't take my sunshine away."

ImagiMeri said...

I hope you at least got some rest so you can be back in the thick of things with those adorable girlies.

Hugs,
Meri

ain't for city gals said...

Absence makes the heart grow fonder..even for the little ones.

JDaniel4's Mom said...

I am glad they will be home soon. I miss the posts featuring them.

Terra said...

I can't wait to hear the little ones take on the road trip, eating and so on!! I am glad they are coming home, back into your life - I am sure the break was bittersweet!!!

Paula ~ castleandcottagesigns said...

Awww! I love this post...now I'm humming 'hear comes the sun' and will hum it all day!
big hugs,
paula:)

Theresa said...

We love our Grandlittles and Grandbigs:) I understand! Have a blessed day, here comes the sun!!!!

HUGS!

Jeanie said...

One of my favorite songs ever and I know how you are feeling....13 days is a long time for those girls to be away. Enjoy the homecoming.

Diane said...

I now know what song I'll be replaying over and over in my head today. That is one of those songs that gets stuck on the brain!

I know they will be thrilled to see you too! :)

Willoughby said...

I'm sure they missed you too! Have fun with them!

PⒿ @ $ € € ₦$ ₣®0₥... said...

YAY!!!!!!!!!! The (sun)light at the end of the tunnel!!!

Nick Thomas said...

Haven't quite got to the grand-rug-rats stage yet. But looking forward to it one day.

And Jenny, thanks for your kind words on my blog :)

Judie said...

Cold? Did you say cold? What planet are you on???

Pondside said...

When you've got your granddaughters back can I borrow that sun? We've had rain, rain and more rain here and all weekend long it was cool (55F). There was a tease of blue sky at 0600 but it is all overcast again. We sure could use a little light and heat!

Ames said...

Yay! Jenny's gonna be happy again. She's gonna be in a better mood again! Yay! Here comes the sun~~doo~da~doo~doo! ~Ames :)

Busy Bee Suz said...

Oh, that kiddo is just the best. I love your grandlittles....you are so lucky to have them and they have absolutely the BEST Gwamma in the universe.
xo

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Now that's just the sweetest thing ever!

Sue said...

I love this post. It brought some sun to my life today.

=)

Ms. A said...

Grandchildren are the most special thing God ever created... besides our own children, of course!

Girl, with the grands away AND computer issues, I'm sure you've been fit to be tied.

Amy said...

What a sweet little girl! So thoughtful. I am so excited for you to have them back! The sun is coming indeed!

Karen S. said...

I say hooray for you and have fun on your reunion together again! Life is just so much fun when you share it with loved ones!

auntie12 said...

Glad you are still so attached to them. I suppose I'm grumpy but...... Grand-Withdrawl somewhat wears off, after about 20 years of it.

Badddddd Nana! -giggles-

Jo said...

omg, i was hopeful that it was a weather report for my little part of the world ... we are still sitting under constant grey skies and buckets of rain ... enjoy your 3 little bits of sunshine ... your little grands could light up even the darkest of skies!!!

Country Dreaming said...

And you didn't think that you would make it! Here you are ready and waiting for them to come home! Yea!!!

melinda

Jennifer said...

aw that's really sweet, jenny. and i'm glad you'll be getting them back. :)

Pixie said...

awwww yay for grands coming home!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Jenny I know the emptiness of being in the black pit of "Grandlittlelessness" as I am so far away from my little grandboys. I really miss them. Hopefully I see them next month!

Enjoy your 3 sunshines!

Stef said...

What a sweetie! I bet they are longing for you like you are longing for them. There is just something about a gramma!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Grandlittlelessness is so a word! I am that now also. I miss my little one and will see him next week! I can't wait...yep for you here comes the sun! Ain't it grand!

Lourie said...

Oh how sweet she is!!! I love that sun!

H said...

I'm still waiting on Grandlittles (and, if my lads stated intents are anything to go by, I will be waiting for quite some time to come) but I can feel your excitement and anticipation of seeing yours again. Happy day :)

myorii said...

You really are too cute, Jenny! I can tell that when they return, you're going to hold on to your grandlittles and never let them go again :)

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

I'm so glad they are coming home to brighten your days! As one who only gets to see my little people about every month or 6 weeks...I envy that you get to see yours for little bits all the time. I wish ours could just come for dinner...or go to a movie and then go home. But, at least we do get them and that is more than some. Enjoy those smiling little faces:)

esss said...

Keep inspiring your readers, wow! such fun! looks like everyone had a blast!. thank you!
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J. Kwiatkowski-Schuler said...

I guess they are back by now! Batten down the hatches!