Monday, April 13, 2009

Friendly Visits

One of my bestest friends visited last week from Tennessee. We have known each other since 1st grade and have been through thick and thin together. We have the kind of friendship that is just effortless. We see each other about twice a year and we never seem to miss a beat. We just pick right up where we left off.

She saw my girls for the first time very quickly last fall, but this was the first time she actually spent time with us as a family. She got to know them pretty quickly.

She loves Olivia diva looks. She seems to say, "You should feel honored in my presence" when she looks at her ( or anyone really, except us).

She loves Abby's laid back personality and sweetness. She kept us all entertained with her giggles and peek-a-boos. For some reason I don't have many pictures of Abby from those days. She was right there in the big middle of it all too. I did manage to get this one of her. She fell asleep about a second after I realized how tired she was.

Rob, Farrell's husband, tried really hard not to succumb to their girlish charm, but alas, you just can't resist these wonderful sweeties.

We cooked a great meal together of Tomato Cream Penne pasta. Umm, YUMMY!! It was so so good, but what can you expect from 2 cups of heavy whipping cream and fresh basil. Heavenly!

The above picture was taken 2 days before they started sleeping better. You can see the stress and exhaustion even though I was hanging in there.

We tried so hard to get them to smile or even look at the camera.

Aww...can't wait until the summer when I travel up there.

The really funny thing is. She doesn't even read my blog. I know!! In fact, very few of my real life friends tune in. I do know that there are a few ( Hi Casee, Sarah, Nikki, Brandie...anyone else...anyone???) And that is fine. I love my bloggy and internet friends. Mmmwahhhh!!!


monica said...

Sounds like a great visit. Not many of my real life friends tune in too my blog either. It's kind of like a special world just for me!!

Missy said...

It is so wonderful having a really good friend like that. You are very blessed! Great pictures!

Rachael said...

what a wonderful visit! there is nothing like the comfort of seeing a dear friend!

Casee said...

Yes, I'm reading... but how else would I keep track of little Abby Sue and Livy Lou?

Linda said...

It's great to see those kinds of friends. It's like a touch stone. The girls are SO big! I can't believe it!!!!!!