an almost-welcome to Daddy

This is our last morning together with just the two of us before Daddy arrives!  It’s been three-and-a-half loooong weeks and Lena and I cannot wait to hug that boy as he walks out into Dulles airport.  I am planning to have a Starbucks decaf soy mocha in hand for him, but it’s a surprise, so I hope he doesn’t get to read this before he gets here!

Welcome to vacation in Virginia, Elliott, where we have a million things to share with you…

  1. All Lena’s new words!  Water (wa-wa), baby, walk, apple, clock, Bubba (grandpa), woof, meow, and moo… there’s a new one every day.
  2. Leaves turning the color of toasted cheddar cheese
  3. Cider hot in our mugs
  4. My preggo belly that went pop! here I am! these past couple of weeks
  5. Apples are waiting to be picked
  6. Air that is crisp with autumn instead of dry with the end of summer (hello, Sicily)
  7. A few stacks of Trader Joe’s pumpkin pancakes 
  8. A long game of Settlers of Catan with your siblings
  9. Cutting a rug at your baby brother’s wedding this weekend!  

I want to do a happy dance just thinking about these wonderful two weeks of family, friends, and fall ahead of us.  Let’s get this party started… come do some puzzles with us!

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8 Responses to an almost-welcome to Daddy

  1. Briana October 3, 2012 at 1:51 pm #

    Wow! Three and a half weeks?! And I complained about FOUR DAYS without my husband.

    Enjoy that sweet reunion!

    • Becca October 3, 2012 at 3:29 pm #

      Seriously, I know. And I’m the wife of an Army soldier… how will I deal with possible deployment??

  2. Johanna Montague October 3, 2012 at 2:37 pm #

    YAY! Welcome home Elliott! And welcome to Charlottesville in just a few hours :)

    • Becca October 3, 2012 at 3:29 pm #

      See you soon. :-)

  3. Erica October 3, 2012 at 4:31 pm #

    Oh, so exciting that he is coming home!! I know you all will be over the moon. :)

  4. Pop Champagne October 3, 2012 at 7:46 pm #

    so exciting he is coming home! hope you three have a great time!!

  5. Stephanie October 3, 2012 at 9:55 pm #

    How exciting!!! Sounds like you have a lot of awesome activities planned, too. Have fun at the wedding!

  6. Sierra October 5, 2012 at 11:28 pm #

    Sounds like a blast! I definitely had that same wooden alphabet board when I was a kiddo, I wonder if they have that same ‘wood and purple crayons’ smell.

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