Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Day +62: Home Again

No surprises, no suspense. Everything went off without a hitch today despite our latent fears that someone would tell us that we would need to stay for one reason or another. To our relief, we completed our appointments at the hospital and cleared out before they changed their minds. Then we cleared out our room at Ronald McDonald House, said goodbye to the guy with the big shoes and red hair who has been sitting motionless on a bench in the courtyard behind our room for the entire duration of our stay, and headed north. I split off toward the office while Josie & Keith headed for Orinda where a very fine welcome home banner crafted by our neighbors awaited.

I did not witness the actual much-anticipated reunion of cat and human but I can imagine that both were quite pleased to see each other. In fact Josie mentioned that Keith, after petting Kirby for a while, looked up and proclaimed "This is even better than I thought it would be."

It goes without saying, but I’ll say it anyway….. It’s great to have Keith home again.


Belinn Girls said...

Congratulations and welcome home Keith!!! It must be great to be back home with your family, your cat and in your own little bed tonight! We are so happy for you!!
Love to you and your family, Annie and Sophie Belinn Arnone

Allison N. said...

Ready....Set....Home!!!! Keith, how sweet it is to see you back where you belong. All four Kelleys and one Kirby together under the same roof as it should be. Love from, Allison

Nancy said...

WOO HOO!!! Enough said!
Nancy Pennington

karen said...

Welcome home!
The Goores