The Aussie Cowl
What was I thinking? I must have been crazy! Three years ago it seemed so far away – I felt the day would never come and so agreed recklessly with her plan.
“Of course you can study abroad! What a great idea! As long as your grades are good and you stay under what we budgeted for your college expenses – why not? When you’re a Junior!” A mother’s bargaining, bartering, bribing…
It had worked countless times in the past: “Of course you can have that cookie – as long as you eat your vegetables first like a good girl!”
But the years have flown by and now my good girl is hurtling through space at 35,000 feet somewhere over Spain, on her way to Australia, of all places - the other side of the world! – to a strange land filled with people she doesn’t even know. And I am worrying about my baby so far from home. Somehow I was not expecting to miss her so much…
But something else surprised me. She walked into the kitchen this morning before we l