She was going to come over here, but I instead told her I would be to her house in about 3 minutes. Her kids...all 7 of them...are grown up and no longer in school. I was going to say, no longer living at home, but we all know that's just fictional thoughts as most kids return home for some period of time after college. Alas, she has her 23 year daughter living back at home. So I
In the midst of my rambling about my mouthy kids, she decided one afternoon aint gonna cut it to help me out. So she called last night and invited the whole family over for dinner tonight. Seems we'll be having something none of us Oregonians have had before, Borscht soup. It sounds great; hearty, earthy food complete with homemade buttermilk bisquits. I'm bringing an apple cake for dessert, but the real reason I am going is to enjoy the company of a mom who successfully raised 7 children to productive adulthood. She gets the chaos, dirt, dishevelment of having 3 boys and a 13 year old daughter.
I'm looking forward to having Borscht soup tonight. Better yet, I'm looking forward to the company and experiencing the wisdom that a mom of 7 kids can pass on to me. Lord knows I need the wisdom!