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Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Lucky me.

My trip was much better than I ever imagined it would be.

It was like I was moving in slow motion. I couldn't believe the luxury of not feeling responsible for anyone but myself for a few short days. It was like getting a cold drink of water after being very thirsty.

Then there was the sheer euphoria of seeing my boys run toward me at the airport. The little one was in his footie pajamas and a pair of cowboy boot puddle jumpers. They hugged me tight and for a long time and I sobbed. Sweet.

Both boys and their daddy drew me dozens of pictures and cut construction-paper hearts and taped them over the dining room threshold to welcome me back. They made me wait in the entryway so they could position themselves under it and yell SURPRISE, when I walked in. I sobbed more.

What a good husband I have. Someday, we'll travel to Philadelphia together and eat Indian food and Dim Sum and walk a lot.

Things that made me smile in Philadelphia:

It sounds like it was so much fun! Oh, I am jealous.
I'm so glad you had fun in Philly!
Sounds like you are glad to be home though too - you've got some great boys!
What a wonderful time! I am so glad you had fun and there is nothing better than coming home.
May a fabulous tie-wearing Josh wrap you in bacon and call you HONEY again and again until his espresso breath nauseates you!!!!

You deserve that Molly!
Ah. The joys of Philadelphia. I live just outside the city and get the same kid-in-a-candy-store feeling every time I visit. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit (and your return home).
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