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Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Another Chapter Closed

You know you're getting older,


or at least your children are ...


... when you convert the sandpit


into a herb garden.


I found this little Tonka car whilst preparing the garden.


I'm proud of the fact that I didn't cry.

But I think it will have to stay as a memento of the many hours spent in that sandpit by these four kids.

8 comments:

  1. Another chapter Fiona. Memories last a life time x

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  2. yep. I think they're nearly done here, and then one day they suddenly have a need to build roads and get the tonkas out again.

    I wasn't sad to see the last nappy go though!

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  3. I've had that little sob for you Fiona! I am, however, sure that I love every age that kids are....and maybe that is why I have six.....
    Look forward to hearing about the herbs.

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  4. That would be such a fitting tribute, giving it a place:). With love and a tinge of sadness. You did well it to cry - I think I might have shed a tear or two.

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  5. One chapter closed another open. I haven't missed the sand coming into the house though!!!!

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  6. Yes, pop it on the edge of the herb garden to overlook how things are going! I was just thinking the same thing about our sandpit the other day - I took photos too!

    Hey, I loved your comment about the glass ... I had to hunt around to find more items OTHER than wine, beer or shot glasses!

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  7. Mmm, one of those years for us too with our last child finishing high school! Where have all the years gone??!!

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  8. Maybe one day you will make it a sandpit again for your grandkids!!

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