Sunday, June 14, 2015

Pardon My Absence...

It has been a few, shall we say, "interesting" days for Mom lately.  She has not been feeling well, so she's been sacked out on the couch, popping pills.  Up until about 2:00 yesterday afternoon, this was the high point of her day.

These strawberries are from our front yard. It was wild strawberries all over.

About 2PM however, while Mom was outside watering her garden, I heard her scream.

And scream.

And scream.

WHAT could make her do that?

None other than Mr Karate himself, who flew across the country, all the way from the City of Angels, to be here for PlusOne's high school graduation. To say Mom was surprised is an understatement of epic proportions. He had told no one he was coming.

PlusOne was very pleased. Apparently Mr Karate was the only person he really, really, really wanted there.

Mr Karate flew in on the redeye, and left at dawn this morning. I know Mom would have liked to spend more time with him, but she is still smiling, so it is OK.

Me? I've been napping and hanging out on the porch as usual. I expect today will be a LOT quieter.


Georgia and Julie said...

We purr your Mom feels better soon.
WE bet having Mr Karate drop in may have scared the illness out of your Mom :)
We hope so.
While the visit was short, we can see your Mom loved it!
Bet PlusOne did too.
Purrs Georgia and Julie,
Treasure and JJ

Megan said...

That was wonderful of Mr Karate to travel so far to share PlusOne's graduation. And I hope you didn't hiss at him, did you Millie? Terrific that he gave your mom such a lovely surprise.

Sydney, Australia

KitKat said...

Oh Millie, that was great Mr. Karate came for Plus One's graduation. I'll bet that made your Mom feel better. How nice!
We love the look of your strawberries. Yummy!
Angel Normie, Mika, Sasha & Grady Lewis

Quinn and Angel brandi said...

Oh, how wonderful! Hope that made your Mommy get all better! What a huge surprise!

Pat said...

What a wonderful surprise for your mom.

Summer at said...

What an awesome surprise! :)

Just Ducky said...

Glad those screams were for happiness. Plus he got to see your mum's new house!

Next time he has to come, stay longer and bring Mrs. Rubylocks with him.

Ellen in Oregon said...

It seems a surprise visit from Mr. karate was just what the doctor ordered to make mom feel better. Seeing him was a good reason for a bit of happy screaming. Concatulations to Plus One for graduating. He must have been thrilled that Mr. Karate was able to see him get his diploma. Too bad Mr. Karate couldn't stay a while longer, but a short visit is better than no visit at all. Hope you enjoy your quiet easy Sunday on the porch Millie.

Monday walkers said...

What a lovely surprise for your Mom.......I am sure that she immediately felt a whole lot better.

Please tell her that we are all thinking of her at this tough (medical) time.

Noela Sydney Australia

The Meezers or Billy said...

wow the mom says "PlusOne is graduating already? Where did the time go?". SHEESH.

Mr Karate looks good - we is glad he was able to make it out there to see PlusOne and your mom.

sharon said...

the picture of your mom and mr karate is priceless....two peas in a pod

Hannah and Lucy said...

What a great surprise for your Mom Millie and no wonder she has a big smile on her face.
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

Mark's Mews (Ayla, Iza, and Marley) said...

We are glad Mom's surprise was a happy one. We first guessed she got hives from the strawberries, LOL!