Thursday, September 24, 2009

*It's Quiet*

For the first time in 10 days, I am alone in the house. It seems so quiet.

Heather left yesterday afternoon. I was a good girl. While my voice broke a bit, I didn't cry at the airport.

I was a little more choked up as I left the airport, but still I did not cry.

About an hour after I dropped her off at the airport, I decided to call her house and leave her a message... and then I cried.

And as I typed that... I had tears in my eyes.

I love my family... and I hate that I don't get to see them more often.

I am hopeful that they will all arrive at my doorstep to celebrate Christmas with us this year.

So, I am spending a quiet day at home... the house is clean, the sun is shining... Life will pick up once Matthew is home from school as he has drums at 3:30... and I'll run to the grocery store while he is there. And tonight Alex has Drivers Ed lesson 4 of 6... that class ends next Thursday night.

But for now, I will enjoy the quiet... even though I'm missing Heather!

The card I am sharing today follows the layout for the Splitcoast Stampers Sketch Challenge #239 (SC239).

Items Used:
*Cardstock: Core'dination; Stampin' Up! Basic Black and Whisper White
*Patterned Paper: BoBunny
*Image: Unity
*Ink: VersaMagic Tea Leaves
*Embellishments: Pebbles Candy Dots

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Tracy.H said...

Glad you had a good visit with your sister. Love the card! :0)

Allison said...

Looks terrific! I hope you get to spend lots of time with your family...I know I never see mine near enough!

Cheryl said...

I know exactly how you feel, but I don't have the control you have!!

Heather said...

I miss you so much! I really enjoyed spending time with you! See you soon. Love you.