Wednesday, September 2, 2009

I survived...

leaving her at school. I was totally fine till I hugged her goodbye. The Dude of course made fun of me. "It's not like you won't ever see her again". Whatever-you didn't give birth to her! I see on Facebook that she went and hung out with the people she is doing her Orientation trip with last night and had some great 'convos' with them. Let's hope they don't get eaten by bears while camping out under the stars for 4 days, circling trees and singing Kumbiya, living on bagels and pitas and no meat. I wonder if she realizes she will need to relieve herself in the woods? I'm sure it will be a fantastic time. I hope she remembers her sunscreen and bug spray. Maybe I should call her......

3 comments:

Bob said...

Heh, let her learn the hard way if she forgets something (or didn't know she had to be a bear in the woods). Otherwise, she'll never figure it out. ;)

Glad you survived. My mom said dropping off all my siblings was hard, even though I had so many. I would think by the end she would have been glad to see us go! :D

Katherine Aucoin said...

You are too funny, but I would do the exact same thing. It's so hard to let go.

noble pig said...

I can barely handle them starting a new elementary school next week. I would fall apart.

Here is a recent post by one of my favorite bloggers who talked about the empty nest syndrome and summed it up in a way I thought was very helpful for those of you leaving kids at school.

http://snootyprimadona.blogspot.com/2009/08/child-rearing-afterlife-aka-baby.html