Saturday, October 4, 2008


Our internet connection has been coming and going, and it was out Friday night. We had spent the day in a wonderful and relaxed celebration of The May Queen's birthday, and since I couldn't blog about it, I pulled out the journal I started for her when I was nursing her. The one I hadn't written in in over a year. And I wrote, by hand, a birthday note to her about what we did and who she is and how pleased we are to be her parents. And although this blog will provide me with some nice things to share with her, I need to remember the importance of doing that, too.

I've been away from the blogosphere, I know. Since I've been gone we've been to the Parish (i.e. "county") fair, The May Queen turned six, I auditioned for another play, a hawk visited our backyard, our internet connection was coming and going and now we have a new modem, and I've been busy with my parents in town. Photos and stories to follow. Eventually. Probably. Maybe not until after the house guests leave in another week.

I should be back, however, this Monday to lead the charge with a Monday Mission. This week's mission, should you choose to accept it, is to write a post in the style of an exercise routine. Go ahead. Write one. You know you want to. Besides, all that typing is like push ups for your fingers.

Did I mention that The May Queen is now six? SIX. 6. s-i-x!


(after i hit publish and reread the post I realized I did the "six" thing three times, so had to come back and add one more, because really, I can't leave a post with three sixes in a row!)


flutter said...

6! holy moly!

Anonymous said...

other than spotty internet connection, it sounds like you are having a great time.

It seems to me that six is "the new" double digits, in that it feels like a milestone. No matter what we want or do, they just keep on growing, right? I anticipate this handful of years coming before puberty (I thought I was early, but just read that eleven is average!) will be great, and set the foundation for making it through the following years intact.

Congratulations! Looking forward to seeing the pictures and hearing the details.

Kyla said...

Six has been really good to us! Enjoy!

Magpie said...

But now I am Six, I'm as clever as clever,
So I think I'll be six now for ever and ever.


Jen of A2eatwrite said...

Happy SIX to both of you!

Kathryn said...

Ack! Good thinking on the 6's. ;)

Happy Birthday, May Queen! :)

LaskiGal said...

Six. What an amazing age. Everything is still so new, the world is still beautiful, and hope springs eternal.

six. Oh, so be six.

Happy Birthday to the Beautiful May Queen (and her mommy . . . ).

Mary G said...

Best belated sixth birthday wishes! And looking forward to the pics.

Mad said...

6! So big!

Interestingly enough, the Monday Mission I just wrote (!!!!) is about birthday parties.

Maggie May said...

my daughter is six too, and it's such a marvelous age!

JCK said...

Happy Birthday to the May Pole! I am sure you can't believe your little girl is 6.

Probably a blessing that your internet connection was out and you could write that lovely letter to her in the journal.

womaninawindow said...

Ha! The 3 6's thing. funny. just got it.

And yes, six! It's big!

Amy Y said...

Doesn't 6 seem soooo much bigger than 5?? Happy Birthday to the lovely MQ! :) I hope it was fantastic! (sorry I'm late ~ even on maternity leave I can't keep up!)

No Mother Earth said...

So grown up! Happy Birthday.