We knew today would be long and intense, so we had our favorite game to play together while we waited. We try not to be disrespectful to the severity of the mood, or mock the struggles of the waiting families, but it is a very long wait and precious time for the two of is just to be together:
I did take off my fancy court hair as soon as we were out, and startled the lady getting in the car next to us. That was kind of awesome.
We had plans to take Keyssie to dinner and a movie, but she was not home! We couldn’t believe she wasn’t home, when we even called her this morning to remind her we were coming. I brought a new phone to give her and everything! That girl!
It means, though, we got a surprise dinner date just us!
We called her after dinner, and she was so glad we tried again. She had worked late and missed us, and thought we left without her. So we ran back to her place again and picked her up for the movie!
And I wish I could have recorded her squeal when she saw her phone:
And, because we gave her a new phone, that was the end of chatting with her:
Gotta love teenagers, even if they are the grown-up ones.