Friday, June 15, 2018


The View from our Staycation

Everything is done now. The closing is over and the condo here in Boston now belongs to someone else. We are staying at a local hotel in the neighborhood. It does feel strange, to say the least, living in a hotel 2 blocks from our old condo.

I have shed many tears this week over leaving. The closer we got the worse my anxiety became. Even though I have wanted this for so long. I went through every possible emotion. We moved my grandson over to his mothers on Monday since he wanted to stay here in the Boston area and keep working at Trader Joe's.  After he moved I had to keep the door to his room closed because I was so sad that he was no longer living in there. Even though I always complained about the dirty clothes all over the room and food plates left willy nilly. I will still miss him terribly. I love him dearly.

But we had a lovely meet up with him this morning.  I texted him that we wanted to see him to say goodbye. He was very near the hotel getting a burrito so he came here and he ate it in the hotel bistro. We had a real conversation for the first time. Ever. I can feel our relationship changing to something so much better than me yelling at him to get up for school. I feel like I can leave now and he will be fine. He has a good head on his shoulders and is a hard worker.

Tomorrow we fly away home to Tucson. See you there!


Robbie said...

So glad you are on your way now!!! Yep, grandson will mature on his own and surprise you as to the young man he'll become...and you will get closer! Hooray to you both!!! Can't wait to hear and see all about your life out west! Safe travels!

Aimeslee Winans said...

Yay!!! xoxo

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

The time flew for me since we last talked. I'm so glad you were able to leave at peace with leaving your grandson.
xx, Carol

Gayle said...

Wishing all the best in your location!!

Gina said...

Bon voyage! You can leave happy in the knowledge that your grandson will be fine and has matured into a sensible young man.