Friday, September 4, 2009


This past week Elizabeth and I flew in for my mom's 50th birthday. My brother paid for us a ticket and we headed down to NC to surprise her. I had everything figured out with how the surprise would go. Little did we know that my mom surprised us. She never give gets home from work as late as she did that night. It was almost 8:15 before she rolled into the driveway. We only waited for 2 hours, hiding in the subdivision waiting for her to stroll in. It was dark, but I tried to capture the moment anyway. Here it is:

If I would have continued to record, my mom said, "There ain't no way! I know you..I know you!" Apparently she thought the little girl she heard on the porch was a random neighbor child wanting to sell her something.

We (my brother, Jon and I) took bets on how my mom would respond. Jon was a little dramatic as he predicted she would pee on herself and then pass out. My brother and I thought she would cry.

and cry she did. We had a great time pulling off the surprise and spending time with family. I think I was a bit insane to travel 32 weeks pregnant with a toddler all by myself. Needless to say, I am feeling the oxymoron of vacation--I still need more rest!

1 comment:

Pam said...

It was the best suprise ever....I love you all for making my day a special day...