This year the ward camp out was held while Jake was out of town, but I didn't let that stop me from going. Yep, I camped with the girls and my dog without Jake. It really wasn't hard because I had a lot of help from ward members. The cub scouts helped me with my tent, a girl named Lucy played with Theo, my friend Mary held Macy a lot, other kiddos entrained Tori, and the ward provided the food. Tori and Macy did really well camping. They both slept through the night with out a peep. Tori was very excited to sleep outside. It did take her a second to get the concept of a sleeping bag. She wanted to sleep under it and not in it. After showing Tori how cozy and warm it was inside vs laying on the tent floor she thought is was better to scoot all the down into the sleeping bag. That is how she slept. Tori did wake up a little cranky but after she found the other kids to play with she was happy again. This was Macy's first time camping, and I so excited she did well. Now I feel confident that our family can go camping without worrying about how well Macy would do. Before Macy fell asleep she did have fun crawling around and making noise in the tent. We all had a lot of fun, and I can't wait till next time.
When I walked in the living room and saw Tori's blanket wrapped around her, and up her nose, I about I burst into laughter. She was totally zoned out watching Diego that she didn't notice me taking pictures of her. Haha! While I am on the subject of Tori's blankie let me tell you another little happening that I have meaning to share. Tori is starting to teach people how to put her blanket up their noses! As far as I know she has taught Jake, her Papa Wayne, and Uncle Loyd. I pretty sure this is a huge complement to who ever is taught the wonderful ways of stuffing Tori's most favorite object up their nose.
A few months after Jake and I were married he went our of town for about a week for a manufacturing engineer work shop. I was so sad and that I posted this on my myspace blog.
Monday, August 07, 2006 I miss Jake Current mood: A sad little dork Category: Romance and Relationships
In an about me a friend said that she wasn't cool with out her husband. It was sweet but I didn't pay much attention to what she wrote. So my husband is out of town for five days and I understand more than ever what she meant. I feel like I'm off balance without Jake around. I have no one to cook for, clean for, be sexy for and it is driving me crazy. I am the biggest dork with out him. Before he was gone for 12 hours and I was laying in my bed hugging Jake's pillow and crying becuase I missed him so much. I'm pretty sure tonight will be the same. He is only eight hours away, but it is killing me not to have the love of life to role over to in the morning to kiss, to let him know how tired I am, or what I dreamed about. I so happy to be married to Jake for all time and eternity. The thought of loosing him more than a few days scares me more than slug and leaches do. I love my cutey booty so much and can't wait till he gets home.
After four years and a couple of kiddos I feel the same way when Jake is out of town. I thought that maybe that Tori and Macy would keep me company, but they have me missing Jake even more than when I was childless. I still feel like I don't have anyone to cook for either since the girls are happy with baby food, cereal, yogurt, fruit snacks, and peanut butter sandwiches. To combat the loneliness I shop, go out to eat, read, call people, swim, and play online. However, none of these things seem as enjoyable. Blah