Sunday, April 08, 2007

Good times

Just had a lovely dinner with Andrew, Brian, David and Evan. David finished his curtains and all four of the boys are downstairs playing video games.

I love that they came here for the holidays. I love having them all here at one time. Someday I will have all five of them home for one holiday.

I was afraid when David moved out, when we moved him out, that we would loose him. I was afraid that the way it ended would end our relationship. It did not. Every holiday he comes home. We are his family.

And I was afraid that Evan would not come back. I was afraid that with a loving birth family out there he would have no need of us. But he comes back. We are part of his family too.

I love that these boys are part of my life.

I feel like I am cheating. I get young people "almost done." They come to me at sixteen, seventeen, even eighteen. They live here for a few years, and then they are a part of my life forever.

Five boys, and I only had to go through diapers with two of them.

Surely this must be cheating.

6 comments:

  1. cheating or not, it's sweet.

    Never hurts anyone to have more people they can count on!
    (my oldest brother is adopted)

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  2. I'm glad they all came home for the holiday. It sounds like you had a really nice day!

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  3. I'm glad they came home too. If you ever are in the mood to change diapers, you know where to find me.

    Speaking of, the word verification thing is "PPPPP"..haha.

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  4. I know how you feel cuz this has been my life, too. Even with the bitter, the sweet is worth it.

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  5. Cheater cheater pumpkin eater! LOL With three in diapers at the same time I'm just a little envious.

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  6. Sounds like a wonderful day!

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