Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Sister Act

Literally moments before I snapped these two pictures this morning, the twins were face-to-face on the carpet, propped up in a crawling position, looking right at each other--and they began to smile and laugh and "talk" to each other (make that screech with excitement at each other). It would remind you in a way of that hilarious YouTube video that went viral not that long ago--the one of the twins in diapers having a long "conversation," going back and forth in a language that only the two of them could understand. Unfortunately, I didn't have either my iPhone or my camera handy, and my wee granddaughters' conversation was a brief one; so I missed capturing this adorable sister act on film for posterity. But Papa and I were thrilled to be there to witness it. Apparently this is the first time they have really done this. Up until this point, they've been mostly sort of ignoring each other and going their own ways; but this morning they suddenly discovered that they each have a sister friend! How exciting!

The twins seem to like their new townhouse in AL--especially since there isn't any furniture in it yet (the moving van is on the way), and they can roll all around on the carpet to their hearts' content without bumping into anything. And let me tell you, these two are a couple of rolling machines these days! They haven't perfected the art of crawling yet; but they hardly need to, since they've become so adept at rolling.

This house is actually more baby- and toddler-friendly than the one they left in NY, so we think they're going to be very happy in their new home sweet home (Alabama). The bottom line, though, is that they could probably be happy almost anywhere: after all, no matter where life takes them, they'll both always have a built-in playmate. And friends will come and go, but sisters are forever.

(Oh, and by the way: HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!)