Archive for May, 2011

On Wishes

I’m laying in bed listening to Natalie play a game, James yell “up mama!” and nursing a baby girl.

But my mind is south of Madison. Thinking about how circumstances and a nasty stomach bug prevented me from spending a pre-birthday weekend with my best friend. And how I miss her dearly everyday. And how phone conversations don’t cut it.

I’m wishing we lived closer. I’m wishing I could deliver her a chocolate cake with frosting and some Diet Coke, along with the present I swear I had on time this year! I’m wishing our kids could play more regularly and that I could help her on her farm. I’m wishing we lived closer.

I’m wishing a Happy Birthday to my best friend for life! Happy birthday, Jessie!


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