Sunday, July 6, 2008

Goodbye, Jim and Lyndsay

My son and his daughter headed home to Georgia this morning, on this day before my 64th birthday (thanks to all who have wished me happy birthday).

Bobby Bare said it best:






Softly close the door behind you
How it hurts me to see you go
Gently break the tie that binds you
And this heart that loves you so.

If you're sure you won't be staying
Then just walk on out of my life
There's just two words left for saying
And the Lord knows how I hate goodbyes.

And nothing's born to live forever
But oh, how it hurts to see it die
First it's always then it's never
And the Lord knows how I hate goodbyes.

--- Instrumental ---

Nothing's born to live forever
But oh, how it hurts to see it die
First it's always then it's never
And the Lord knows how I hate goodbyes...

Thanks, Debbie, for sending Jim and Lyndsay here to spend a week.  You'll never know how we appreciate it.  Your baby girl is an angel, a perfect little southern belle:  Good manners, undemanding, and loving.  You've done a good job.


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9 comments:

amy122389 said...

Don't you wish they could stay longer?  yes and no...lol....I just said goodbye to my in laws who were here for the week.  :)

I like Brett's new haircut!!!

~Amy

tendernoggle said...

awwwwwwwwww Mosie....I am crying with you.... How it must hurt to send them on their way....May our gracious God watch over them, you and your entire family til you see each other again.
love,
carlene

plieck30 said...

Happy 64th birthday tomorrow Mosie and may you have many many more. Paula

madcobug said...

I know you are going to miss them. I hope you have a Happy Birthday reguardless. Helen

mawmellow said...

I'm sure it was just as hard for him to pull out of the driveway as it was for you to watch him do it.  Cherish the memories that were made this past week.  

Happy Birthday a few hours early !

lanurseprn said...

Happy Bday tomorrow! I know you will miss them and they will miss you guys. What a nice visit! Maybe you can do it again soon.
Pam

marainey1 said...

I too had to say some good byes this weekend.  It's never easy but I'm so glad they got to visit.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!  'On Ya' - ma

mutualaide said...

I love that poem or is it song?  It's beautiful.  Hard to say goodbye when you've had such a nice time with friends or relatives.  

gen0507 said...

Oh, how sad!!!!  I'm so glad that they for to come visit though.  It's just so hard to let them go & say Good-bye.  Happy late B'day!

Hollie