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  1. Ms Southworth

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    Uhhh, now you've really caught my interest! :dance: "Kentucky Summer" is a must-have, ASAP! :spinning:

    You've "skipped" a book in a saga? :lolo: Funny, IMO! ;) But if it doesn't harm the storyline, then I guess it's quite alright! :gotcha:

    Thanks for the info, since neither of your books give hints about which order I should read them in! :( Out of curiosity, where did you get your books published? :think:
     
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    Great update about Pam, what she's been through after being kidnapped, her hopes and dreams for the future, etc. :jolly:

    I couldn't agree more: :bravo: :gotcha:
    "She just hoped and prayed that her family didn’t believe she’d abandoned them. She would have to be dead before she allowed herself to be parted from Bobby and Christopher, to say nothing of her brother Cliff and the rest of her loved ones. Yes, she thought humorously, the only thing that would keep her away from J.R. would be lying six feet under."

    I really liked the stuff you wrote about Cliff and Pam's upbringing. :gotcha: Your description of Pam's love for Bobby, her life-long deep desire to experience motherhood, and also her unconditional love for Christopher was spot on, IMO! :kiss: I especially liked this part: "For Bobby and Pam, biology hadn’t mattered—they loved their son as much as if they’d created him themselves. She might not have carried him under her heart, but she would always carry him within it."

    It's quite understandable that Pam has insecurities about the current "status" of the lives of Bobby and Christopher. It must hurt so much to think about them, especially since she doesn't know whether they've moved on without her, or whether they're out there looking for her! :cry:

    I hope that you have many more updates in store for us to enjoy! :kiss: Please update soon! :loveit:
     
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    Yay! Pam is still alive! :spinning:
    I am glad to hear that and you know the way you have written her disappearance feels very much in tune with what happened on the actual show. Pam disappeared from the hospital after Katherine had visited her. I think it's not a far stretch to say that Katherine had something to do with it!

    So yeah I'm glad that Pam never wanted to leave on her own and that it was all Katherine's doing in your story. It's so much better than the crap they gave us on the show.

    Now I'm keeping my fingers crossed that Bobby will find her soon! :)
     
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    Great updates Ray&Donna.:) I am so happy that Pam is still alive in your story. :)I hope Bobby finds her soon.:) I also hope that Donna and Ray reunite soon as well in your story.:)
     
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    I published them myself, through Amazon's CreateSpace. With the exception of "Heart Trouble" which was published by Crimson Romance. If you look on Amazon, you will see that the books are numbered :) I skipped the book (for now) but there is a brief spoiler about book five in book six. It doesn't play a major role in the storyline, so it's not like I sent a house of cards tumbling ;)

    I tried to tap into Pam's feelings of despair during late season three and early season four when it seemed that, without the ability to bear children, she felt utterly hopeless. Also the sibling bond between Pam and Cliff was possibly my favorite on the show, and it served to humanize Cliff when he seemed to lose his marbles and go (aimlessly) after J.R. The Barnes children, of course, grew up without the advantages the Ewings had.

    It seems obvious in hindsight that Katherine was intended to help with Pam's exit, but ultimately the writers chickened out as they wanted us to believe the show (and the characters) could move on and forget Pam had ever existed. Their feeble attempts wound up breaking the show's back and alienating its fans. :(

    Thanks. If they reunite too quickly, of course, there won't be any story left to read ;)
     
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    Donna could hear Ray stirring in the living area when she left the next morning, but she wanted to get to her meeting as soon as possible so they could return to Dallas and she could spend much-needed time with Margaret before she went on her last push to encourage the people to participate in the first round of voting. The men were all there when she arrived, looking very comfortable in the office that overlooked downtown and smelled of expensive woods which surrounded a thickly-carpeted floor. Cliff was there as well, which shouldn’t have surprised her but did. “You did great last night, Donna,” he commended her.

    “Thank you,” she said, smiling and graciously accepted his kiss on the cheek, thankful that he didn’t expect more than that.

    “Good morning,” Shaw and Harrison greeted her separately, and she returned their salutations with her own. She was heading for the lone empty chair when Garner stood and approached her. He handed her a sheet of paper, his huge grin nearly overwhelming his youthful face.

    “You look rested and refreshed, Donna. I take it the suite was to yours and your guests’ liking?”

    “It was,” she assured him with a nod. “My nephew especially enjoyed the minifridge.”

    “Excellent,” he replied. “Look at this,” Garner continued, guiding Donna’s eyes to the printout in her hand. “The latest poll numbers, based entirely on peoples’ reactions to the debate last night.”

    “Wow,” she said, scanning the information for herself. Her lead had increased—she was now ahead of Graham by five points. “It looks like people are really getting on board with my message, and our campaign strategy.”

    “It was also the first time a statewide audience has been exposed to Country Graham,” Cliff pointed out. “Now everyone in Texas, or at least those of legal voting age, knows who the strongest candidate is.”

    “With that assumption in mind,” Shaw contended, “we have decided to throw a fundraiser/dinner Monday evening, as a way to cap off the final weekend before the primary. And then Tuesday we’ll have the press snap a photo as you head to the polls and vote for yourself, you’ll speak at Dallas City Hall and urge undecided voters to get to the polls before they close, and afterward we’ll all meet at the Ritz-Carlton to watch the results come in and celebrate your victory.”

    Ever the pragmatist, Donna simply smiled and said, “I’ll wait for the final totals to arrive before I do any celebrating. I really just want to thank my supporters and get home to my daughter for a few days.”

    “Of course,” Harrison said. “I don’t think we’ll resume heavy-duty campaigning until after the Memorial Day holiday. We’ve all earned a rest, and if we take time to recharge going into the summer, we can craft a strategy to win over the voters who choose your opponent and bring them into our purview come November. You’ve been a dream candidate so far, Donna, and the voters have really responded to your wealth of experience and your ability to empathize with the issues they face in everyday life.”

    “You’re gonna give me the big head,” Donna joked to a round of laughter. “Thank you, though,” she added. “It can be hard to stay humble in this business, but somehow I’ve managed.”
     
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  7. Ms Southworth

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    Interesting info! :) Especially, since I didn't buy the first stack of your books from Amazon! :think: So I guess that even though you had your books printed through Amazon's CreateSpace, Amazon doesn't own the publishings rights?
    BTW, I ordered "Kentucky Summer" a couple of days ago! :dance: I can't wait to read it! :jolly:
    You did an excellent job of describing Pam, her family history, her emotional state after her miscarriages, etc. :gotcha:
    I fully agree! :clap:
    ... and we cannot have that! :mo:

    This fanfic should go on and on ... forever and ever! :spinning: In fact, I'm keeping my fingers crossed that you won't end this fanfic the minute that Ray/Donna and Bobby/Pam are reunited! It would be wonderful to "follow" them for a period of time after they're back in each others arms! ;)
     
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    Great update about Donna! :best:
    (... although I had secretly hoped for - at least - a bit of pillow talk between Ray and Donna! :shy: )

    I loved how you described the place where her meeting took place: "... ... the office that overlooked downtown and smelled of expensive woods which surrounded a thickly-carpeted floor."

    Cliff's line was hilarious: “Now everyone in Texas, or at least those of legal voting age, knows who the strongest candidate is.” :giggle:

    Donna's modesty is so nice, as is her focus on her maternal responsibilities: “I’ll wait for the final totals to arrive before I do any celebrating. I really just want to thank my supporters and get home to my daughter for a few days.
    Please don't leave us hanging for too long! :bowing What happens next? :wink@
     
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    Sounds great that Donna will be able to take a break from her campaign. I wonder what she will do on her time off and who she'll spend it with? ;)

    Also I don't get why politicians always take photos of themselves voting for themselves. I don't see how that's going to boost their votes and yet it seems like everyone does that!
    :giggle:
     
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    Technically I am the publisher and Amazon is the distributor, and they allow for my books to be ordered through other channels. Supposedly copyright law states that as soon as you write something original, it's copyright-protected. I'm no lawyer, though I did study copyright more than I ever expected during graduate school. :lol:

    Yes, there will be a certain period of reflection afterward, and an epilogue. I'm sure ;) I'm not that much farther ahead in my writing now from what I'm posting :)

    It is bizarre, but you see it every election. I think it's more for the media than the voting public.

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    Donna’s weekend was a whirlwind of flights, handshakes, speeches, thousands of smiling faces, and catching naps on the plane when she could. She hadn’t seen Ray since they’d parted ways on the tarmac. One car took him back to his ranch, while she and Margaret returned to Turtle Creek to pack their bags for the long weekend. Angela had been there to prepare meals, but Donna had done the packing herself: comfortable but appropriate clothing for campaign appearances, and something formal for the dinner on Monday evening. In Margaret’s bag she packed clothing, toys, baby food, diapers, and everything she thought Miss Ellie and Clayton would need for their long weekend. She also included a spare key to her townhouse for Ray to let himself in on Tuesday. At some point Donna had begun to realize that by the time she arrived home early Wednesday morning, Margaret was going to be fast asleep, and she and Ray would be left to share either the jubilation or disappointment together. It would be interesting to see how he took the news, whichever way it went. He’d had problems with her first bestselling book, but he seemed proud of the second one. He was very enthusiastic about her appointment to the Texas Energy Commission, and always had her back when someone disagreed with her policies. But Krebbs One had been the straw that broke the camel’s back—she hadn’t been forthcoming with her purchase, and as it pumped more and more oil his resentment grew and festered until it exploded and obliterated their marriage like a supernova that went hot and turned an entire galaxy into nothing more than dust.

    “I may have trouble living with you, but I still love you.”

    As bad as the bad times had been, she had far more good and happy memories of their love story. It was certainly unconventional, but who ever said that chemistry operated based on logic? The places she traveled seemed to reflect the torrid heat of her emotions for Ray; Texas was characteristically hot, and Donna found herself awed by the people who waited in lines or crowds for hours just to have the chance to hear her speak. She feared for their safety, praying each morning and night that they arrived home safely and didn’t suffer from heat stroke or something more dire. She truly cared about these people; if she didn’t, she wouldn’t be running for office. She had no interest in launching herself into orbit, nor did she harbor any delusions of megalomaniacal power. She only wanted to spend the next few years making Texas a better place while raising her daughter to be a proud citizen of her home state. If she made new friends along the way, or perhaps found herself in Ray’s arms again, so much the better.

    The busy weekend was coming to an end, and Donna found herself seated in the hotel dining room, her table filled with movers and shakers from all across Texas, including Cliff. She knew that he had attempted to run for office no less than three times, if one counted the vacant senate seat for which Bobby had been hand-picked to fill. But with Cliff having put the Barnes-Ewing feud to rest, and a now successful businessman in his own right, she could she him making a go of it if he should decide to run for elected office in the future. Her running mate, Luke, was seated to her left. With the tables filled, everyone applauded when Harrison Bond took the stage. He thanked the crowd for attending, as well as for their generous support of their candidates. He urged them to implore any undecided voters to place their faith in the Krebbs-Crawford ticket, and finally told them to enjoy the meal that had been so skillfully prepared by the catering staff. Once the applause died down, the servers began to enter with everyone’s plates. The guests were treated to succulent over-roasted chicken breasts, twice-baked potatoes with au gratin filling, crisp seasoned green beans, and massive dinner rolls, and for dessert yellow cake covered with the same color of icing and decorated with expertly-crafted edible yellow roses to represent their home state. Donna felt unexpectedly famished—she hadn’t experienced such hunger since she was carrying Margaret. Of course it was silly to compare it to that—she hadn’t been intimate with anyone since Ray, more than two years earlier. The more likely explanation was that she simply had neglected her nutrition during the course of her busy schedule, and with Margaret no longer nursing she had been on something of a diet. The meal was delicious though, and despite the festive atmosphere, she found herself wishing she had invited Ray to be there with her that night. He might have found it stuffy—it was black-tie—but it wasn’t really that much different from the Oil Barons Balls they had attended in the past. She imagined he was dining at Southfork that evening, with their daughter and the rest of his family. Maybe they were having steak or perhaps brisket, which was Ray’s favorite type of barbequed meat. It was amazing the things she remembered about him, and their life together, the little quirks and tics and habits he displayed, the kinds of food he preferred to eat. She would bet anything that he still used the same aftershave. The scent was utterly masculine, pungent and fresh and intoxicating, and she had been powerless to resist it from day one. Little wonder then that she always enjoyed sleeping in his shirts and wearing them around the house.

    “Are you ready for tomorrow?” Donna asked her running mate. Luke nodded, albeit nervously.

    “Yes, I think so.”

    “Me too,” she replied confidently. “Your life is about to change forever, Mr. Crawford.”

    With the first part of the campaign, as well as the evening, winding down, Donna knew that she wasn’t just advising Luke; her life was about to change forever, too.
     
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    Interesting that Donna had not been intimate with Andrew Dowling. The show certainly went down that road with her marrying him and all. :(

    This is much better though. It's going to be interesting to see how the election will go and how Ray will react to it. :)

    Keep up the good work Tommie. :best:
     
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    I'm hoping that we're a long way from an "epilogue"! :hats: I'm really enjoying this fanfic, so please tell us that you're not running out of ideas for the storyline! :spinning:

    I love this "signature" of yours! :wink@ I noticed that it's in all your books too! :gotcha:
     
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    Terrific update about Donna's busy schedule! :loveit:

    The first sentence set the tone: "Donna’s weekend was a whirlwind of flights, handshakes, speeches, thousands of smiling faces, and catching naps on the plane when she could." :gotcha:

    I really enjoyed Donna's trip down memory lane when she wondered how Ray would handle her upcoming political victory or defeat! It was sad, though, to read about the way that her marriage to Ray had somehow dissolved into thin air: "... ... his resentment grew and festered until it exploded and obliterated their marriage like a supernova that went hot and turned an entire galaxy into nothing more than dust." :cry:

    Beautiful comparison between the places in the Lonestar State that Donna has travelled to and her feelings for Ray! :kiss: I loved the description of her love for not only the people of Texas but also the state itself! :loveit: I also cheerished the description of Donna's thoughts of Ray and Margaret as she enjoyed her dinner! :jolly:

    I'm quite happy that there hasn't been a special someone in Donna's life since she gave birth to Margaret! :) Andrew Dowling doesn't exist in this fanfic ... !!! :spinning: Donna has had her entire focus on her daughter (and most likely hasn't had the energy nor the desire to go out and "replace" the love of her life! :dance: Motherhood was the focus of her life! :danc:

    Please update soon! :wink@ I love this fanfic! :kiss: And I can hardly wait to read the next scene! :wave:
     
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    As far as Donna's relationship with Andrew is concerned, you can see that I took a "pick and choose" approach with how I approached the show's storylines. The Wades still moved in with Ray, and Pam's accident happened, as did Clayton's health scare, but I jettisoned much of the rest. J.R. is still trying to take over WestStar, but it's not the focus here.

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    With dinner at Southfork finished for the evening, Ray loaded Margaret’s things into his truck and strapped her into the car seat. This would be her first time sleeping at his house, though hopefully not the last. With their seatbelts secured, he pulled the truck into reverse and backed out of the driveway. Righting himself, he headed off to the main road. “Are you excited about tomorrow, Maggie? We have to wake up early and head to the polling station to vote for your mama.”

    “Morrow,” she replied.

    “She’s definitely going to win,” he said, “which will be great for her, but not so easy on you and me. It’ll be a big adjustment, sharing her with the rest of Texas.”

    “Cowboy.”

    He laughed. “Yes, the cowboy learned to share his lady with those who need her. It was the second-hardest thing I’ve ever had to do.” Number one, of course, was leading her to believe that he didn’t love her anymore, behaving in a passive-aggressive manner and finally signing the divorce papers. “The good thing about living in Austin is that it isn’t far at all from Dallas. We can spend plenty of time here on the ranch, riding horses and enjoying nature.” He put on his signal and turned into his driveway, pulling up to the porch and shutting off the engine. “It was so much easier getting you ready with the family’s help—your grandma was there to hold you while I loaded the truck. Now I’m gonna have to set you down on the porch and watch you like a hawk while I unload your bags. Guess now I know what it was like for your mama when she moved back here.” Ray glanced at his daughter; somewhere between the last time she spoke and pulling into the driveway, Maggie had fallen asleep. She was making his job extra-hard tonight, he thought with a grin—he needed to get her unbuckled and into bed without waking her.

    Ray climbed out of his dependable white truck and set to work unloading Margaret and her seat from the truck—with his daughter able to walk there was no way he could unbuckle and leave her unattended—and getting the both of them settled for the night. He set Margaret near the front door; she remained oblivious to his actions. Next came the two bags Donna had packed for her, containing the essential things for their daughter to survive four days away from home. With those on the porch, Ray closed up the truck for the night and unlocked his front door. He set Margaret in the main hall, then the two bags, and locked the door behind them. Next he removed Margaret from the carrier and shrouded her in his embrace. She gurgled contentedly as he walked her up to the nursery and placed his daughter in the princess canopy bed he had purchased and assembled for her after John Ross’s birthday but prior to his trip to Austin. Putting her underneath the pink blanket, he sat on the edge of the mattress and watched her for a moment. Her blonde hair had gotten longer, curling now at the back of her neck. The same colored lashes lined her tiny eyelids, and gentle, even breaths soughed from her chest. He smiled, a tear rolling from the corner of his left eye and down his cheek. “Goodnight, my angel,” he said, standing and closing the door silently behind him.

    Heading downstairs, he retrieved her bags and brought them up to his room. He picked out an outfit for the next day, something that was appropriate for the late May weather, as well as a few diapers. Her breakfast was already in the fridge, as well as a few snacks just in case. She was eating more solid food now thanks to her teeth, and as such was growing like a weed. She was looking less like a baby all the time and more like a toddler. All too soon, Ray pondered, she would be starting preschool and kindergarten and elementary school and she would grow into a little girl with opinions and worries and her own personality. He just hoped she never got to a point where she didn’t need him anymore.

    With things squared away, Ray headed to the shower before he climbed into bed. Tomorrow was going to be an incredibly busy, nerve-wracking day. He prayed that Donna would know that, regardless of the distance between them, he was by her side in spirit. He fell asleep, smiling at the thought of what the summer might bring.
     
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    You're doing a great job with the "pick and choose" approach! :clap:
     
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    Cute update with Ray and Margaret. It's adorable how he gets to be a full time father for a few days and he's really good with his young daughter. :)

    Just one thing that caught my attention however, a princess canopy bed for a toddler? o_O
    I don't think kids under 3 should have such a bed as they might fall out of it and hurt themselves. So since Margaret is like between one and two years old I was surprised that she didn't have a crib still.

    Except for that detail, such a sweet update. I love how Ray is all supportive of Donna's career and prepared to share her with the rest of Texas if she'll take him back! :)
     
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    Outstanding update! :10::10::10::10::10::10::10:

    It's just wonderful to "watch" Ray's relationship with his daughter! He sounds like such an amazing dad! And I love that Ray talks "normally" to Margaret instead of using "baby talk"! :bravo:
    (I just hate when some parents talk like this to their children: "Is that a tuu tuu train?" or "you want to go bye bye?" :mad: ). And Ray is nothing like that, thank you very much! :bravo:

    It was so sweet when Ray said: “Are you excited about tomorrow, Maggie? We have to wake up early and head to the polling station to vote for your mama.:kiss::kiss::kiss: And Margaret's response was even cuter! :wink@

    LOL ... Margaret fell asleep in the car! ... Ray didn't have to cook or do the dishes, and therefore I'm thrilled that his daughter gave him a bit of a challenge by falling asleep in the car! :giggle:

    Ray had purchased a princess canopy bed for Margaret!!! :jolly: Only the very best for his daughter! :loveit:

    Nice to see the emotional side of Ray as he was tucking her in! :fantastic:

    Overall, a beautiful update about father and daughter! :gotcha: I can't wait to read more updates! :bowing:best:
     
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    I'll take a chance and put my two cents in:
    Princess canopy beds come in many shapes and sizes! ;)

    My children left their crib as soon as they were able to sit up or pull themselves up by using the sides of the crib. At that time, they had also begun to attempt to crawl and also stand up. Therefore, the crib became too dangerous. They switched to low-style canopy style beds, which they were able to enter and exit on their own. If they happened to fall out during the night, they didn't fall very far, approx. 1 foot = 30 cm. And most of the time, they didn't even wake up! :giggle:
     
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    Yes, most children move to a small bed once they are old enough to walk. I slept in my crib until I was five, but then I never really tried to crawl out of it. I enjoyed sleeping too much :lol:

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    Just prior to Ray and Margaret visiting the polling station in Braddock and casting a vote for their favorite politician, Donna was photographed on the other side of town visiting the station closest to her home. Afterward she answered a few questions before being whisked by car to Dallas City Hall, where Garner and Luke were waiting along with a throng of reporters and interested citizens to hear her speak about the importance of voting. To vote consistently, year after year, created an engaged citizenry who were more in tune with their elected officials and vice versa. Additionally, children who saw their parents engaged in the political process would grow up to be more active and better informed themselves. Finally she thanked everyone for their support and wished everyone running for office that year the best of luck. The day’s beautiful weather—sunny with nary a cloud in the sky—gave no indication of the busy night to come as votes were tallied and concession speeches were prepared to be delivered to deflated crowds. Graham’s strongest support was likely to come from the farthest reaches of West Texas, on the border with New Mexico; as such those votes would be the final to arrive and be certified.

    Once they were in the car and on their way to Austin, Garner looked across the way at Donna and motioned to her. “Are you sure we can’t convince you to spend the night in the capital this evening?”

    “No,” she said, shaking her head. The outcome of the election, whatever it was, paled in comparison at the moment to her loneliness; she wanted to fall asleep in Turtle Creek, in her own bed, with Margaret just down the hall. As much as she loved the political process, she didn’t love spending so many days and nights away from her daughter—to say nothing of the cowboy who had roped her heart not once but twice. She smiled apologetically, hoping her campaign manager and her running mate would both understand and support her decision.

    “You miss your family,” Luke discerned with a wisdom that was more reflective of a shrewd, empathetic nature than a wealth of life experience. Donna recognized yet again that they had chosen wisely when they asked him to be her running mate. He had the insight, tenacity, and pragmatism to take him much farther than Austin, if that’s what he chose.

    The natural beauty of their home state was apparent along the highway as they made their way south. The rolling landscape was covered with bluebonnets, their brilliant blooms putting the azure sky overhead to shame. Even if she and Sam had never been overly affectionate the way other couples might have been, he had told her regularly that she was beautiful, and after they had begun dating he marveled that her eyes were the color of bluebonnets. She had told him modestly that it was her dress that brought out that particular shade; otherwise her eyes were usually the color of the sky. Smiling, he had allowed her to win the argument. Donna imagined him smiling down from above today, not the least bit surprised that she was putting herself on the level where he had always expected her to be. She continued to stare out the tinted window, her eyes turning the color of the flowers that blanketed every inch of highway until they reached the outskirts of Austin.
     
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    Your crib must have been rather large (or should I say long)!!! :D

    I just cannot imagine a toddler-in-a-crib, who wouldn't try to go on an "adventure" while his/her parents weren't looking! :think: You truly are one of a kind, @Ray&Donna! :wink@
     

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