Sunday, August 29, 2010

Empty nest again!

I will eventually post some more pictures of my trip to Galax and Nashville but for now I wanted to add a few of my son Josh. He left for college in Vermont again today and it never ceases to amaze me how a little piece of my heart is broken every time he leaves. Each trip home seems shorter and shorter and I find myself wishing that he had chosen a school that was closer or never gone to college at all! I think that is the problem sometimes, only having one child, that it is so much more difficult to let go. But he arrived there safely tonight after his 9 hour drive and is happy to be back with his friends. I hope that this will be the best semester ever for him and I can't wait to see him again in the fall.
And to all you mum's out there who are feeling a little bit teary like me, just remember - you are not alone.





Hoping everyone has a great week ahead ~ Anji XxX

5 comments:

  1. What a loving Mom you are and oh how I relate to your 'longing'.
    These images are gorgeous Angi - they are so delicate...as is all of your work - there is such a fragility that speaks to me of how sensitive your eye is.

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  2. Hi Anji,
    beautiful images and your love shows through!
    TFS.Hugs,
    Marie

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  3. Anji
    The second image leaves me sad as well, Its my Favorite. I to have one off to College (tear)
    Thank you dear one for your visit to my Sanctuary, I so enjoy your Sanctuary:)

    When you ever want a sign...I will customize one for you:)
    Take your time, you'll know when.
    see you soon dear.
    maybe an "empty nest" sign would suit us.
    xoxo
    Dore

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  4. I remember when we had to take our son Josh to get settled in at Collage in Arizona, I think I cried all the way home, and it was about a 16 hour drive and a few boxes of kleenex. Hugs to you and it gets easier over time.
    Those darn apron strings! Love your photos of Josh!

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