I haven’t ever re-blogged a post because this space has always been about sharing my own thoughts and feelings. But I am so inspired by this blog post, written by a blogger I have followed for years about her son, I just have to share it. If this doesn’t inspire you to just go for it then nothing will. A perfect story for the start of a new year and all the possibilities it holds …
“Just let me know when you’ve arrived…” Those words are spoken, in the most casual manner possible, by every parent when one of their offspring goes off on an adventure. The apparent nonchalance masks all sorts of worry, panic, imagined scenarios and disasters, even though you know they are no more than chimera.
He’d booked everything at budget prices, so there was no direct flight. At stopover of five hours in Muscat would not allow him to see anything of the place and just added to the fatigue of the journey. But, when you know they have landed in foreign climes, (because you are watching the live flight updates, and they are now running nearly a further six hours late) and the phone remains silent for an eternity, the real panic sets in. Especially when said offspring is travelling with a wheelchair.
By the time you actually hear from…
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Love it, thank you, reposted and shared. Happy New Year… wishing you a year of health, joy and curiosity. Georgina
I know, it is just an amazing story. Thanks for the wonderful New Year’s wishes Georgina. I wish the same for you.
Thank you so much, Georgina.
He’s amazing, isn’t he.
Absolutely. What a role model he is! Happy, healthy New Year btw. All the best in 2018.
Thank you 😊
Thank you, Fransi, for reposting this. It means a great deal that you have done so. Happy new year to you 🙂
My pleasure Sue. And the very same to you.
Fransi, I wish you a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year 2018. Jo
Thank you Jo. I wish the very same for you.