Baby Love

17 Apr

Forgive the babygro - I was a new Mum; I bleached everything

Tory Boy is home for the weekend; hooray!  We haven’t seen him since January.  He has a head of curls that would make  Shirley Temple See full size image  weep with envy.  I don’t know how the people he doorsteps can take him seriously.  He is going out canvassing with the local prospective MP today; the people of Stockport will probably beat him up for that fuzz.  He is getting a hair cut tomorrow; I promise before and after photos.

I use the term ‘home for the weekend’ very loosely, of course.  He was out canvassing in Lancaster all yesterday and expected to get in about midnight; then he phoned to say he would be home at seven, which he was, for half an hour; two friends picked him up and returned him to our care around eleven, and he went straight to bed.  As I mentioned, he will be out all day today.  It is his birthday tomorrow and he plans to sleep all day, then he’s back to uni first thing Monday morning, unless I can tempt him to stay by cooking his favourite meal.

The menu this weekend is as follows: a choice of crumpets or pancakes for breakfast; roast lamb with all the trimmings tonight; lobster tomorrow; whatever lunch he wants if he is here; mince and pasta on Monday if he stays.  The last one is a much tastier meal than it sounds and TB loves it.

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Yesterday’s prompt was to write about a memory provoked by a smell.

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My Babies

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I miss my children as babies

They would make a commotion

Reek of baby lotion

Pass many a motion

Inspire devotion

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Before neglecting them

I would throw myself

In the Arctic Ocean

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They let me feel

The best emotion:

Unpolluted love

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8 Responses to “Baby Love”

  1. Linda Jacobs April 17, 2010 at 14:09 #

    This is so true! And I love the way you express it!

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  2. tillybud April 17, 2010 at 16:02 #

    Thank you 🙂

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  3. derrick2 April 17, 2010 at 17:54 #

    Mums can be so embarrassing, Linda! :0)

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    • tillybud April 18, 2010 at 08:30 #

      My children are first in that queue 🙂 See my response to another comment…

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  4. Dan Rako April 17, 2010 at 20:59 #

    The ARCTIC Ocean??? I can see the Altlantic…

    Nice work!

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    • tillybud April 18, 2010 at 08:31 #

      Thanks Dan

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  5. AliciaAdorada April 18, 2010 at 01:28 #

    love that little baby. shame he is cutting his curls

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    • tillybud April 18, 2010 at 08:31 #

      I like him bald and in nappies.

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