Peach State says . . . In response to Daddy Bill

The pure orchestration of time management seen through the eyes of a child, when the family had gathered at Mema and Daddy Bill’s, holds a dear place in my heart.  The concept that a second was as important as an hour and should not be wasted and misused.  “The eggs will be ready in 2 minutes and 3 seconds”  You have better be at the table and ready to eat.  It was a well oiled machine moving through that kitchen and dinning room area with as many people as we had.  Amazingly enough, we did flow together and knew when to move to the right or to the left while going through the doorway.

This Thanksgiving Jon asked me what time we would be eating and I quickly responded 1:00.  He looked at his watch and, with and eyebrow raised, said “Alright”.  The boys began asking me about 11:30 and 12:00 and I told them the same time using the length of time left.  “we will be at the table in and hour and 30 minutes….We will be eating in 60 minutes….” till I finally sai


About justbetweencousins

We are first cousins who live farther apart from each other than we would like. We thought this blog would give us a chance to visit with each other as well as maybe share a few insights about life. We are both middle aged and until recently both of us had kids the same age (nearly grown). But then the Peach State cuz adopted a son, so she has four now. Heart of Dixie cuz has two daughters. We have a couple of things which are prominently in common (although I'm sure there are actually more): We vacation at our Mema's beach house in Panama City Beach, Florida - until recently, we did so with all of our kids. We both sing - although Heart of Dixie cuz is not currently singing anywhere right now. We both write. We are both Christians, although Peach State cuz is Baptist, and Heart of Dixie is currently floating about between the Anglican church, the Methodist church, and the Episcopalian church. Long story.

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