Still working on some of the last-minute touches on the office space. I considered making it Lanie's room at one point, but in an effort to keep things moving along, Shane and I agreed to make it an office.
I stood in the doorway of that room today. Lanie joined me.
"I'm rather liking this color," I remarked. Splendor--the eggshell makes a big difference.
She liked it too.
"I don't think my room would have made a good office," she said. (I agree; it's much better suited for a bedroom.) She continued, "Once I move out though, you can do whatever you want with it."
"OH MY GOSH." I stated. I picked up my eyes off the floor. Then I had to lift my jaw back into place. "I can't believe you're thinking that far away!"
Which, really, isn't that far. Not when she was born, like, yesterday. I blinked, and she's nearly twelve.
I walked away in an effort to think happy thoughts. Like Erin and the smiling puppy.
People: slow down.