Wednesday, September 8, 2010

We Have a Date!!



Can you see the smile on my face??

BECAUSE.......

We now have a time (next month) when Soldier Boy will return safely home to us from his overseas deployment.

The countdown begins.

The other kids are beginning to get excited, they have started to plan -and anything could happen when those two get their heads together!!

Today I got a nice little stack of letters from Soldier Boy & a USB with piccies of him AND some sketches he has done. Soldier Boy has always been a talented artist & after him not drawing much of late it's nice to see him back at it.

After carefully opening the envelopes and unfolding the letters trying real hard not to touch the paper to much, I let his Red Cattle Dog (Pictured above) smell them to see if he could pick up on his scent. Well now, I can't tell of course if he definitely did or not but he sure put on a show, ran around wildly & then started talking in his funny little dog way where his lips go up in a smile then the noise begins. Incidentally this is something he has only started doing seriously in the last 6mths & seeing as he is now 10years old-Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks.

Yeah I know -you probably think I'm mad. Ha!! Ha!! Mums missing Soldier Boys are bound to go off the deep end and do some pretty weird stuff, but then maybe I'm just joining in with the rest of the family.

Have a good one!!
Caroline xoxo

Caroline

7 comments:

Lisha said...

Yaaaayyy!!!! A speedy, safe return for soldier boy and a happy reunion to you all!!

By the way congrats on your auction win Caroline.

Lishaxx

Out Back said...

This is such excellent news for you and your family Caroline.

It will be an exciting time for everyone....

xTania

Caroline said...

Thank you to you two beautiful caring ladies. Pardon me but I'm just off to dance on the kitchen table again, then maybe the kitchen counters, then the bed, then the stairs,then the....get my drift!!

A Bite of Country Cupcakes said...

oH THAT IS NEWS THAT SHOULD HAVE YOU GRINING FROM EAR TO EAR!!!
Just imagine when he does arrive home,Who knows what you'll get up to then:)

Donna said...

Oh Caroline! I'm so happy for you! I know you're excited!
My daughter and her hubby own a chihuahua that raises his lips and smiles as well!!Hahaaa
hughugs

Caroline said...

Thankyou Donna & A bite of country cupcakes.

Cassie said...

Yippee!! Yippee!! I'm smiling here too! I'm sure cattle pooch knows. Our dogs are so darn smart!! They really do seem to have some of the same emotions as we do...just express it differently. God speed your SoldierBoy home dear.

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