I’m trying to squeeze in this post before we go for our nap. I wanted to thank you all again for the love being sent this way. I read every comment. I keep meaning to email you all back, each and every one of you, but as usual get distracted by Isabelle. But please know that I appreciate everyone who takes the time to write. And I’ll try to write you all back later.
Nestle’s limp from the biopsy is gone and she’s happy and playful like usual. Without any obvious signs of a problem, it isn’t this ever present thing hanging over my head anymore. I only think about it when I see the swelling in her leg. And though I’m not happy with the limited time we may have, I am content to know that we’ll try to make whatever time she has left with us happy and as painless as possible.
So back to regular blogging. I’ve been sewing and drawing and have pictures to share but for today I’ll share our Father’s Day. I hope you all had a nice one. We surprised Alan with breakfast in bed and a handmade card. Isabelle proudly declared, “I made it!” And then we surprised Alan with an outing to a paint your own pottery store, All in the Kiln. We just hopped in the car and I didn’t tell him where we were going.
I had the idea that Isabelle could paint something for Alan to keep forever and ever. I must have had the thought in the back of my mind from seeing all of Bethany’s painted pottery. I was thinking a cup. But Alan decided on a picture frame instead. He didn’t want to chance using it all the time and it being broken into bits and pieces.
But then the painting went the way our watercoloring usually goes, mixing all the colors together until they’re muddy. Then she flipped the frame over and started fresh. I got smart and only limited her to blue thinking I’d give her another color later. But then she got bored and stopped painting.