have to explain anything to her. She was quite happy to go with the flow and move
without reason. I gave her a hug and told her to enjoy her visit at granny.
"I do hope our cousins will be there, I really do. Can I take Rambo?" she asked.
"You have to, he needs you. And yes, our cousins will be there," I replied. She hugged
back and smiled. She was as happy as could be. She gave Rambo instructions to start
packing her favourite things as she ran out the room calling after mom to hurry up, she
wanted to get to granny's house before dark. I looked at Rambo as he moved to the
corner of the room and grabbed Caitlin’s favourite doll in his mouth and dragged it out
the room after her. I smiled. I made another commitment to ask Kayla if Caitlin could
come see the Pelicans too, although I was pretty sure she would have an answer for me
that would surprise and probably scare me. I walked out the room to find Dad waiting
for me. He had spoken to Grandpa and we were going straight there. Apparently he had
something for us and needed to see us urgently.
Mom fussed over me and cried, a lot. She made Dad and I promise to call her every hour
until whatever was happening was over. I agreed, but I had no idea how long that would
be and when it would officially start, if it hadn't already started. A least when I looked
out the window I noticed that the rain was falling a lot more gently than before. It was
now just a persistent heavy drizzle that showed very little sign of stopping anytime soon.
We said our goodbyes and left mom and Caitlin to do what they did best, worry and
move. Dad phoned Sue to tell her where we were going. She was on her way to her
parents to gather everyone up for their journey too. I was glad that both sides of the
family would be safe for now.
We pulled out of the driveway and headed out to Grandpa. I asked Dad what it was he
wanted to see us about but he didn't know. Apparently Grandpa was very busy at the