Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Tonight was Taco Tuesday at the Rench Ranch, just as it was in many households and school cafeterias across the country. I've discovered my girls like chicken tacos made with sauteed chicken breasts seasoned with taco seasoning from The Spice House. It's not spicy... mild but flavorful. They like flour tortillas, not corn. They like queso fresco and avocado.
It was an awesome meal.
Not because of the chicken tacos, or at least not solely (though they were awfully tasty).
It was awesome because all four of us were seated around the table, talking about our days and sharing our lives. The topic du jour was ISAT testing.... though that's a blog post for another time.
When I sit at the table with my guy and my girls, I think about how dinnertime is my favorite part of the day. The girls are growing up so quickly and their lives are increasingly busy. I know that by the time they are both in high school, these family dinners will become less frequent. I know that in just five years, our dinner table will have an empty place as Molly will be off in college.
It makes me misty.... AND IT'S FIVE YEARS AWAY!
But for now, I'll revel in these everyday miracles that are my girls and enjoy their company as long as I have it.