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    Time's up

    My visit with my grandsons is over. I head home today.

    It's been fun!

    Today's fill-in-the-blank:

    The best part about returning home after time away is ____________.

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    Cute pics, Lisa. I love the black and white.

    The best part about returning home is sleeping in my own bed, sitting on 'my' couch, and immediately ordering a Chicago style pizza.

    January 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterNonnieKelly

    They have the squirms! My bed. My bed is the best part about coming home.

    January 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMrs. Tucker

    The boys are getting so big!
    I agree with NonnieKelly about sleeping in my own bed. I also have to add using my own shower.

    January 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAnnette

    Best part about being back home is savoring the good times and planning the next visit! I feel better and the girls feel better when we have a def next time to look forward to! Right's mid March! Can't wait! The boys are so cute, Lisa......and you are their hero for sure!

    January 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJoan Stommen

    Great pics...that last one is hilarious! I have to agree with the sleeping in my own bed. Have a safe trip home!

    January 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterDebbie E.

    Love the pictures! I know you hate to leave. Getting home is always bittersweet after visiting loved ones. I like getting back to my own bed.

    January 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTerri Sonoda

    The best part = getting back with my pets in our familiar and comfortable rut.

    January 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAnn

    The best part of returning home is being back in my own routine and bed! Those boys are so cute! The leaving is always hard!

    January 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTerry

    What cuties - have a good rest!

    January 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBarb

    Lovely pictures Lisa, thanks for sharing.

    The best part of returning home is getting back into a normal routine.

    January 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterSally Kabak

    The best parts are greeting my pets, getting my own bed back (a popular one, I see!) and having a renewed outlook on things I thought were big problems, but really are not!
    Your pictures of the boys are so cute, and I can tell that your trip was a happy one. I'm glad you got a chance to get out of a snow state at this time of year, too!

    January 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJoyce

    AH such pretty pics and then I cracked up at the last one! :)

    February 1, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterdebra @ homespun

    TOO fun! I'm so glad you got that time with them. And for me - it's definitely my own bed and all my pillows! :)

    February 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKaye Swain

    Those pictures are wonderful! I know it has to be so hard to leave them - sending you a hug.

    For me the best part of coming home is my shower! It has the best water pressure ever. We were just out of town for a few days and stayed at a nice hotel -- with no water pressure! I was really glad I had cut my hair or I would have never gotten the shampoo out!

    February 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGrandma Kc

    the memories.

    Having had 2 boys of my own, I had to smile at the last pic. Ahhhhhh boys - there's something universal about the goofballs. :)

    February 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBarbara

    Love those cute guys! My bed is my favorite thing to return too :)

    February 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterConnie
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