Saturday, April 11, 2009

All Good Things...

We've all heard it.

All good things must come to an end.

And as I sit here exhausted, sunburned and content, it's a most apt description regarding our vacation. Tomorrow we load up and head out: We'll wind our way back to the Midwest, toward home and our semblance of normalcy.

As ready as I am to return, I'm sad the trip, and all the excitement, is over. No more anticipation. But it's been an amazing week. We've visited family members from both my side and misterwrites'. We've seen sights and found adventure and, most importantly, been with people we love and filed away grand memories.

So I think I'll rephrase that old saying. Today I say All good things will live on, in memory, in mind.

How would you finish the sentence?

20 comments:

Jessica said...

Whoa, I thought I was up late! LOL Just fixing to head to bed but saw your post.
I was going to e-mail and see if you felt better, but you sound perky. :-)
I've never heard that quote and have no clue how I'd finish it. Memories are precious though. I'm glad you had a great time and hope you all have a safe trip home!

Lori Tiron-Pandit said...

All good things come and go, so other, maybe better things, can take their place.

Amy Sue Nathan said...

All good things...must be cherished.

Turkey Lurkey said...

All good things involve Hugh Jackman and chocolate. ;)

Angie Ledbetter said...

...are available to those who seek. :)

Have a safe trip home, and Happy Easter to you and the bunnies.

Melanie Avila said...

I like the way you've rewritten it. Good things will always stay in our memories (especially with the help of pictures). Have a safe return trip!

Melanie Avila said...

Ooh, I like Turkey's answer. :)

Kathryn Magendie said...

All good things will not be ignored just because I think I don't deserve good things to happen to me...

Woman in a Window said...

...are smothered in chocolate.

Has it only been a week?

thedomesticfringe said...

I like Erin's idea! Chocolate is always good. ;-)

Have a safe trip home.
-FringeGirl

celestialwolf said...

All good things.. are the treasures we never forget.

caprik said...

All good things are stored deep in our hearts to be brought back out and treasured on another day.

So glad you had a good trip!

Melissa Marsh said...

I'm so glad you had such a wonderful time! Looking forward to seeing you in April! :-)

ralfast said...

Welcome home Janna, welcome home.

Brian and Kelly said...

All good things must be scrapbooked-- hee hee.

I'm glad you are coming home!

WendyCinNYC said...

I'm glad you had such a nice vacation. Glad you are back--we missed you!

Rob-bear said...

"All good things will live on, in memory, in mind." And in other parts of our lives. In kindnesses and joys we are prepared to share, that we might not have considered otherwise.

Janna Qualman said...

Jessica - Seems like every night we had was that late. I'm ready for a nap! :)

Lori - I like that thought, for sure.

Amy - Yes!

Turk - Double yes!!

Angie - This is true, and we all need to remember it. Hope you had a great Easter!

Janna Qualman said...

Melanie - Thanks! We're home safe and sound.

Kat - A very important lesson in that!

Woman - One cannot go wrong with chocolate.
And yep, just over a week. It seemed to drag on and on... which I think I've decided was a good thing? :)

FringeGirl - I love all these votes for "chocolate!" :D

Cel - Very nice.

Capri K - Absolutely. Good thoughts!

Janna Qualman said...

Melissa - Me, too!

Rafael - Thanks, dude!

Kelly - If you say so. ;)

Wendy - It was adjustment, to switch from "living online" to vacation. But it was grand!

Rob-bear - This is true. Thanks for stopping by and sharing your thoughts! :)