What I find amazing is that our family is functioning as if Angel was never was a missing member. Well, she hasn’t been missing via the internet or the phone. However, physically she hasn’t been here since December.
Isn’t it great how family is always just family? I have known times when I hadn’t seen my cousins or my aunts or uncles for years. Yet, after a few minutes pass and we have all hugged and said our hellos and boy the kids are getting bigs…we pick up where we left off. We start teasing and telling jokes and stories about the past that we shared.
It’s the same with Angel and I think it always will be even if she continues to live her life in America. She will visit France and we will pick up where we left off just after we have said the hellos and boy you are getting bigs. Someday, I will be changing the boy YOU are getting big with boy your kids (my grandkids) are getting big. Scary.
However, I will always secretly hope she will either decide to live here in France within the next few years or at the very least meet a handsome and charming Frenchman when she is much older which will keep her here in France nearby. Hopefully, she doesn’t take him back to America with her. Now, that would be just my luck!
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