Tonight my dear friend and I were chatting ,work has her down . She’s tired and just feeling over whelmed . So we were chatting and she had asked if I had heard from my son . I replied with a no .. no letters only the phone call on Thanksgiving . I went on telling her I believe he’s busy with finishing what he needs to do to graduate from Basic and come home for Christmas in three weeks. I went on by saying I miss his letters and writing to him . I sent one out the weekend after Thanksgiving which he probably just got this week . I want to send him another but afraid that as soon as I drop it in the mail they’ll say no more letters . I’m hoping he sends me something soon or a phone call before graduation. I know it’s only been a week from hearing from him but for some reason it seems longer then that. Oh the mother in me… so my friend and I went on chatting and she said your going to miss writing letters I know you enjoyed it . Oh yes I did indeed . It was a nice change of pace from typing , it was comforting. I joked and said I may have to write to you followed with a laugh … she is about three towns over so about an hour away but our life’s are in different directions so we do not see each other as much as we like. She paused and I asked are you still there? She responded with a yes but with a different tone . I wondered … she went on , you know you laughed but honestly that isn’t such a bad idea. I’m Like what? She says us writing letters back and forth. Why not I think that would be fun and she stated you did say they say it’s good for the mind . I thought about it and said are you serious ? I’m in if you really are . It could be therapeutic lol . For the first time through our chat tonight she was sounding more up beat . Yes she said defiantly let’s do it . It would be a good way to empty our heads and look forward to something in the mail beside bills ( hahaha) okay then we will . We explained no time limit on replying or how short or long. And we could be as creative as we wanted. She said this will be fun bringing back something people really do not do much of anymore . Sending handwritten letters in the mail. As we ended our conversation we were both excited to try this . I hope this works out. It would defiantly be something positive to do . Since lately it doesn’t seem like a lot of positive things in the world .Tomorrow I’ll go into town and see if they even sell stationary anymore and if not at least some nice paper. Excited about this . Hope it’s what we are hoping it will be like. I’ll keep you posted.
Its Sunday night . After a bit of rain during the morning hours the skies cleared . It stayed in the forties but that was doable being that I stayed in and just did things around the house ..chatted on the phone with a friend. She had just adopted a puppy and was telling me all about her in a very enthusiastic manner. I am happy for her since she lost her pup this summer that she adored. She was also trying to warm me up to the idea of adopting one from the place she had . Said there was so many little ones that needed a loving nurturing caring stay at home mom like me . Hmmm. … she is good. 😂 she has me thinking and looking at them on line . I am thinking maybe it’s just what I need to fill the gap I seem to not be able to fill or even justify.. yes I do love to take care of people , animals , and it’s going on 3 yrs since loosing our pups . Maybe I could give that love to another…. we stayed on the phone for awhile it was nice it help to get through the day as my hubby and I waited and wondered if my son would be able to call home. Well I believe we counted the days wrong since he started Basic trying 4 days later then planned so it brings two week call to Wed the 30th so that will mean next Sunday? Because no calls happened tonight . I read for awhile and we are watching baseball ,if the Red Sox win tonight they won the World Series. People will be cheering around my world tonight! Including my hubby. I’m afraid I may not be able to stay up to finish it . So time to get off here and say some prayers and get some sleep.