Monday, November 24, 2008

Make Ohio Stop It!!!!


Ohio is doing it. It's doing it well.

I'm driving along the streets of Worthington. The trees are bare and stark. There are Christmas songs 24/7 on the radio. The wind is blustery and there are flurries hitting the windshield. I'm driving from one loved one's home to another and I am totally immersed in love, laughter, holiday cheer and gratitude. But Ohio...it's seductive...it's calling me back. I pass gasoline for $1.55 a gallon...the groceries are cheap...my mom is here...four of my grandchildren are here...3 of my chillin' are here...rents are low...but I know I know I know it's just the call of the holidays in the Midwest and if it was a permanent condition it may not be this charming...but it sure is charming right now and it's working...big time....

Be still my heart...my chilly, blustery, snowy, holiday heart....

8 comments:

Em Dog said...

Snap out of it. . . .pretty please!!!!!

hi, i'm nancy! said...

"...time and change will surely show, how firm the friendship......
O-HI-O!"

(sorry, Em.)

The Bowmans said...

or, Emmy could just move back out here! then we can all be blustery together. :) Jacob? What do you say?

Eliot Bowman said...

You all deserve a giant HERP!~~

Diane said...

Deb...maybe we should both pitch in for a little bungalow together in C-Bus. We can fly home whenever we need a Buckeye fix.....and always have the option to make it permanent. Plus...I see some major slumber parties in that possiblity.
Yep, our blood will always be scarlet and grey.

Stephanie Jette said...

YES YES YES!! I say move back!! Sorry sis it's my turn. love you.

Diane said...

hey....I AM IN COLUMBUS!!! GOING TO WORTHINGTON TO SHOP!!! I called Emmy to get a cell number for you....since I have it back in Virginia. But she isn't home!!! I can't believe we will be that close and I can't get hold of you!
Call me at 540-578-2684!!!

Em Dog said...

Okay, everyone. Stop picking on me! Let me have my mommy! Mom, first thing's first when you get back: We're going to Sea World with the kids with our season passes, then to Disneyland, then to the root beer shop and then maybe the beach? I don't know. . so much to do. . so little time. . .in 78 degrees and sunny. Paradise. . .
teehehe. .
Love you guys. I have an idea - everyone make a mass exodus to CA!! Prices haven't been this low in 10 years and the beach is calling your name! Yes, you!