I am already starting to miss my grand kids. Brad and Krystal came to visit for a week with our new grandson Kai, what an amazing 4 days... but not near long enough. They live in California and will soon be moving to the East Coast...how can we be so far away from our little man? He is already growing up so fast, we don't want to miss any of it. Then our daughter Amy, her husband John and our two granddaughters are buying a home, not too far away but further than we have had for quite some time so...my heart is aching abit tonight. I don't mean to complain, I know there are many grandparents who haven't had near the opportunities that I have had to be with their grand children, but for some reason...maybe because tomorrow will be a holiday.
Lauren is at college still and so Jeff, Lee and I are hoping we can convince someone to come spend it with us. I have to admit, when I look at these sweet faces of each our our grand kids, I feel so blessed! Blessed that I have lived long enough to see them and get to share some memories with them. I guess some people wouldn't think of that at my age ( 53- well not until next week ) that you would think of these things, but having had cancer twice... makes you think of life a bit different. Every day, every moment, every smile ... I am grateful for. I pray that my health will continue so I can be there for these sweet kids and all my nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and all the other little ones that we have adopted into our family.They make my life worth living as well as my own kids, and oh... am I ever grateful!Good night dear friends!
"All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on." ~ Havelock Ellis
"Life is good, life is big. Life beats a rhythm in every heart that beckons each of us to join the dance."
~ Annie Danielson