|Grace and I, June 1990|
Grace has so much going on in her life now -- helping Sophie with Damien, one semester of nursing school to go, waiting tables at Skyline, and trying to make time for the man in her life. I was so glad to be able to steal her away for a week during her break from school to help me out and to just have fun with us. We did our usual things we do when family visits, like Cow Cafe, walking around downtown, going to the playground.. We celebrated Delaney's birthday with a "friend" birthday party at the pool on Saturday, and then again just by ourselves on Monday which was Delaney's actual birthday. We went to the beach a couple times. I took her to my group fitness classes at the Y, which included PiYo on Tuesday and Thursday. It was so awesome to have Grace right next to me during my favorite workout, but you'd better believe I avoided meeting her eyes in the mirror. If we'd started cracking up, we'd have ruined the whole thing for everybody (not to mention we might have hurt ourselves!). After our classes, we'd spend the rest of the morning at the pool. When we weren't out and about, she did so much for me at home. She cleaned the kitchen after meals, mopped the kitchen floor, washed my car, and even did a couple loads of laundry. She really spoiled me.
Here are some of the many photos we took throughout the week. I hope it won't be too long before we see her again.
|Making popsicle stick puzzles with Delaney|
|From my point of view, Delaney's party was a debacle. But from Delaney's it was a lot of fun, and that's what matters.|
|Delaney found it much more fun to count out six birthday candles than to use the '6' candle.|