I just returned this afternoon from my parents’ cabin at the lake in north Michigan. It’s a wonderful place. My two sons and oldest son’s wife and my hubby all made it up for the weekend, along with my brother’s family. We got the boats and the dock into the lake in the correct places. We planted flowers for my mom. I managed to get my two new kayaks up there on top of my car….no major problems, just one rope breakage at the outset of the trip.
It was interesting weather. Cold, hot, stormy, humid, muggy, hot, sunny…..it had it all. We swam and boated and kayaked and played water volleyball. The water was that warm. I remember taking my kids up there in snowsuits at this time of year 20 years ago. So weird.
It was a good time, but I felt like a complete crab for a lot of the weekend. My mom and dad are losing their hearing so a lot of shouting is necessary. And my mom says the most irritating things (as the law requires moms to do)…such as “Lock the bathroom door if you’re going in there.”
I now feel really bad for feeling grumpy at my mom all weekend. She is just trying to join in the conversation and make herself feel a part of things. And I react with irritation. Sigh.
Then I return home to find that a man has eaten another man’s face off. This is a top news story.
What an interesting world we live on.
I’ll post pictures another post. I have to recover from seeing the “news” for the first time in four days.