Friday, 26 September 2008

Every day things

This morning after breakfast while I lingered at the table indulging in a few friends' blogs, Colin crept up and longingly asked:

"Mommy, can I sit on your lap, just for a minute?"

My heart melted as I pulled him up, acutely aware these moments will fast disappear in the coming years.

Once on my lap he laid his head on my shoulder, gave me a quick hug, and then impishly reached for my glass of orange juice and drained it to the last drop.

Then as a peace offering, he serenaded me with "I've been workin' on the railroad".

I love my boys.

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