Barbs children and grandchildren were over last night...we took a picture of Bob with his newest great-granddaughter. His face is looking much better...the swelling has gone down but the black eye (his left) has started moving over to his other eye...I've heard of that happening before....he sleeps so soundly these days he wasn't even aware that we were taking pictures or that Mia was in bed with him.
"How does it feel to be a great-grandmother? A little odd? It seems quite crazy that your baby should be sitting there with a grand-baby of her own on her lap. But good. A sort of bonus."
Childhood is the most beautiful of all life's seasons. ~Author Unknown
Barb and her grand children
"Grandmothers don't just say "that's nice" - they reel back and roll their eyes and throw up their hands and smile. You get your money's worth out of grandmas."
Those gasps of astonishment, those shrieks of pleasure, those sighs of delight, lost long ago when your children grew wise and worldly - are suddenly given back to you by your grandchildren. What seems to be the same small hands clutch yours, dragging you from one excitement to another -