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Running away from me already

March 23rd, 2004 · 2 Comments

Elisabeth’s at the stage where she thinks it’s cute and funny to run away from me. She discovering her freedom, seeing how fast she can move her little legs. Today she toddled away from me down the ferry aisle, still wearing her plastic orange bib. I get a bit frustrated: I do want her to stop when I say “stop”. That’s important to learn. But I do think it’s cute and funny too. I confess I’m enjoying her antics, suppressing giggles as I run to retrieve her.

Tags: motherhood

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  • 1 Katherine // Mar 23, 2004 at 9:52 pm

    Writing from Charlottesville, VA, where I have just successfully set up a wireless “airport” network for my mother (hence my ability to write to you from my bed in the guest room at her house :-)…

    About running away – today we were at Mount Vernon, George Washington’s gorgeous home with a breathtaking view over the Potomac River. Anyway, the kids disappeared across the laundry yard, through a gate in the stone/brick wall and into Martha Washington’s kitchen garden. We strode to retrieve them…although it felt very safe, peaceful and comfortable at our first president’s lovely farm. Greetings from Washington’s place to Washington state!

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