Friday, May 27, 2011

~~ ONE WISH ~~

                                                          Gary & Lisa...1967    
  If we were granted any wish,  I'll tell you what we'd do....We'd wish our kids were small again, for just a month or two.

  To hear their squeals of laughter, to watch them while they play.  And when they ask us to join in, we wouldn't say "not today."

  To hug again their chubby frames, to kiss away their tears, and cherish childhood innocence that washed away the years.

  Then when it's storytime again, we'd stay a little longer, to answer questions, sing the songs, so memories would be stronger.

  But time is callous, wishes, myth, yet God in his wisdom, has given us another chance before we join His kingdom.

  Your faces may not be just the same, your names are changed, 'tis true, but yet the smile that radiates, reminds me so much of you.

  God must have known that grandparents would need a chance or two.  For many little happy things we hadn't had time to do.

  So God gave love to grandparents to equal that before, that, in effect embrace those little lives once more.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Lucas.....AT HIS 8TH GRADE DANCE......

  My grandson......Click to enlarge......Can you tell he is having a good time?   The girls look pretty happy too.  He is 16 years old and such  a joy to me.   I remember the day he was born.  They lived in Lake Charles, LA.   I knew Lisa was in labor and when I left here that morning to be there for his birth,  I didn't know that he would actually wait for my arrival.   I went straight to the hospital after a 14 hour drive,  and he was born by a C section about an hour after I got there.   I remember his nose was mashed really flat against his face, but it wasn't long before it was normal.  Oh Sweet, Lucas.   How I love you!

Monday, May 16, 2011

Wednesday, May 04, 2011


I bought this clock the year we got married.  That was 55 years ago.   The other day I was going through a closet and decided to plug it in to see if it would run.   IT DID!!!!    The "granny"  still rocks in her rocking chair and the bulb still  made the house glow.   The clock has again found a place on my mantle. (Click twice to enlarge)  Wish Bill could see it!