But now the only ones left are Johanna and her two little girls, Norah and Eva. So Lauralea and I are having fun letting them get to know us and be comfortable with us, and getting to know them and their little quirks. Holding Norah in my lap with her delicate long frame reminds me of what it was like holding her mother. And Eva sees a smiling face and is all smiles herself, especially after she's filled a diaper.
So you try hard and yet not too hard to get to know these little people. They are here for a time only and next week will be so quiet.
So that's where I have been. Well that and struggling with the flu and end of the year reports and committee work etc. etc.
Life keeps on going and people come and go. For now we are just trying to stop time a little bit.