December 29, 2008

An Evening Conversation

Puppy: Ray didn't come to the house today.

Me: I know, sweetie. He was on his way here this morning and his car broke. He tried to find another way to see us, but it didn't work out.

Puppy: He can come tomorrow.

Me: No, buddy, we're leaving on the airplane tomorrow. So we wouldn't be here to see him.

Puppy: Why didn't he come after his car got fixed?

Me: He wanted to find a way to come, but he had to spend a lot of time dealing with his car. He was really disappointed. And I'm sad, too.

Puppy: Why are you sad?

Me: Because I like Ray a lot and it's been a long time since we've seen him. I was looking forward to seeing him today. And I'm sad because I know how much he wanted to see you.

Puppy: I want him to come.

Me: I know, buddy. I know.


Anonymous said...

Oh, ouch. Poor little guy. A missed visit is hard to understand at that age.

abebech said...

Ugh. You have had no luck!
I'm so sorry for you, and Ray, and especially for Puppy.

Anonymous said...

Oh. *hugs for all*

That tugged on the heartstrings.

luna said...

so sad for the little guy.

Lori said...

Ugh, so sorry.

Anonymous said...

Oh, I'm so sorry this visit didn't work out. How is Puppy doing now? How are you doing?

Sam said...

I'm so sorry.

Anonymous said...

Oh, so sad.

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