Sibling Road Trip

This past weekend I piled into my car with two of my brothers and headed down to California for my Granny’s memorial service.

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It was such an emotional weekend, full of tears, reminiscing, and bonding with my extended family. It was also the first time I’ve ever spent more than an evening away from Piglet. It was 3 long nights, and I missed him and Match terribly. I was grateful for the time with my family, and grateful that I was able to make the trip.

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My Granny was such a beautiful woman, inside and out. She did so much for so many people, and she left behind an incredible legacy.

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The silver lining of the trip was getting to see Geeky and her sweet baby. I missed her so very much.

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It was so cathartic catching up with family, and we made tentative plans for a reunion. Geeky baby is turning one this summer, and I hope to make another trip this summer, this time with Piglet and Match.

My reunion with my boys was pretty epic. Piglet ran around in circles, practically exploding with energy. I love that little boy, and I don’t plan on spending that much time apart for a very long time.

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One Comment

    Charlotte

    Hey, girl!!! I’ve missed you so much and thought about you a lot these past few months. I’m so sorry I’ve totally fallen off the face of the earth; but it’s wonderful to be back here today. I’m also so sorry to hear about your grandmother’s passing. This post reminds me a lot about when my mami passed away–as sad as it was (and emotional for everyone) it was great to spend some time with my family and relatives I don’t get to see that often and reminisce about the woman Naomi was.

    That said (and I’m sure you don’t have ANY TIME for books) but I read one recently that really struck a chord and it’s about how a passing brings together members of a family (there’s also a movie but it’s not nearly as good). It’s called “This is Where I Leave You.” There are a lot of touching, sweet, and funny moments throughout and it reminded me of my nutty family. 🙂

    What a wonderful reunion you had with your boy. That joy is written all over your faces. XOXOXO

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