Quiet House Tonight

We’ve just returned from an active three days of dropping our twin sons off for their freshmen years at college.  Josh is at Colorado State University, and Andrew is 540 miles away at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

The house is quiet tonight.  After 18 years of activity, Josh and Andrew have gone their separate ways.  “It’s kind of hit me that I won’t see Josh for months …” Andrew texted me as we were with his brother in Ft Collins, Colorado getting Josh settled in his dorm room.

It’s time like these that this Dad thinks back to when our sons first noticed each other, like in this old home movie when they were 6 1/2 months old:

Even though we are now separated by miles I have a feeling we’ll still keep in touch.  Those cell phones I bought them for Christmas last year are sure going to come in handy …

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