Thursday, November 13, 2008

Thankful Thursday - Life

I'm really sorry for the post issue. I am quite sure how I got signed up for today's post (computer elf?) However, I am listed to participate so here is my late posting.
This weeks topic is Life. This is a topic that is hitting home this week. My son's little buddy that lived across the street just moved today to Baltimore Maryland.
Mason (my son) is 4 and Trevyn is 3. These guys were sometimes like oil and water but age 3 and 4 what could we expect?
They spent so much time playing baseball, hockey, and kickball in the backyard. Not to mention torturing Trevyn's little sister Emma.

We have been gearing up for this move for several weeks now by reading books about buddies moving and having pen pals however, I don't really think it has sunk in....until just a few minutes ago.Mason has been asking if he can go see Bosco (the dog). I said Bosco moved with Trevyn and Emma and he erupted into an insane amount of tears (we are talking I just fell down the stairs...or I have a concussion kind of crying).

So, apparently this little LIFE lesson is one that I was NOT hoping to cross with my children, but since my neighbors really didn't ask if it was OK with me or my family if they move (how dare they =) we are forced to address the issue!!!

I'm just about to buy a puppy to get him to stop crying. In an effort to remember what these guys loved to do, I am posting a couple of pictures of them, along with a little "LIFE" nugget that I love...."Don't cry because it's over; smile because it happened!

We will miss all of you!!! But that is Life!
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10 CHEERS from the Crowd!:

McCrakensx4 said...

What super cute pics. We know how it is to move cross counrty and miss our best friends! pics on email are/were great comforts! And I love the quote you used...perfect. I hope he has a better night.

Becky :) said...

What a hard thing for the little guy to go through. It'll take him awhile but he will be good.
I'm thinking the new puppy might do the trick. :-)

Baseballs and Tutu's said...

Oh my...that first picture is just adorable!!! What a difficult thing for him to go through...I hope the coming days get easier and I am sure he will make a new friend in no time!

He And Me + 3 said...

Poor Maa Maa. What cute pictures. I know that the girls would be hysterical if Julie moved. I I hope that he has a better night and finds a new neighborhood friend.

The White Family said...

Awww poor thing! Makes me so sad to hear that your little fellah is so crushed.

I would so buy him a puppy as well to put a smile back on that cute lil face. :o)

Keli said...

Awww..poor little guy! It's tough to lose a friend! And that quote is my favorite Dr. Suess quote! It's at the end of my work email. There are so many things that I can associate those words with!!

Liz said...

poor little the pictures..sooo cute!

Davisix said... heart is breaking for him. We just moved from FL and had to leave friends too. It's hard, but you're's life. Great pics!

Lisa said...

I like your don't cry because it's over.... statement. I have to remember that. Poor boys having to be separated hopefully the tears won't last long. Who moved in, is there any kids? Gosh, I feel bad for the little guy.

Named Alicia said...

Oh, poor Mason. What a tough lesson to have to learn.

We had to deal with it when my son was five and his cousin moved. I remember the tears.

I pray that a new family moves in with another little boy.