Monday, November 19, 2007

Screaming Nieces

I'm in southern Indiana visiting my sister. I drove up from Nashville yesterday. Still not feeling "top drawer" but doing well.

My sister has four children, 2 boys, 2 girls. They boys are teens and know Aunt Rachel well, but the girls are 3 and 1, and just getting to know me.

Last time I saw them, they weren't too thrilled about me. Soooo, I planned to make friends with them this weekend and over Thanksgiving.

I walked in the house and Gracie, the older girl, was shy for about five seconds, then was ready to play. The younger, Susie, was waking up from a nap and when her Daddy handed her to me, she drew back with a sleepy stare as if to say, "Hey, you're not my mommy but you look like her."

Then she put her head on my shoulder.

The big clincher was big wheel racing in the street. I pulled Susie in the wagon and Gracie peddled her big wheel as fast as she could. Gotta say, I was impressed.

So, I've made friends with the neices. They are so cute and funny. Later, however, they were playing with their brothers, running around and screaming! Little girls have big pipes!

I wanted to post pictures of Anne's wedding, so hopefully I'll figure out how to do it this week. I've got my laptop but am not hooked to the internet. I'm using OPPC. (Other people's PCs.) I miss my Mac! ;)

This week is busy, but fun. Up to Indy for a few days, back down to my sister's for Thanksgiving, then to my Mom's in Tennessee where one of my brothers also lives then home.

I'm ready to get back to writing. I've about 35K to finish I think.


Rebekah said...

Yes. They are loud. I am used to them and I even think they are loud. Have a safe trip to Indy and back

Rel said...

My three little girlies can deafen people with the best of them. My middle treasure can hit a pitch capable of bursting an eardrum - LOL!! Love that you gto to know your nieces - I'm not surprised they loved you :)