Did you all know that it was Grandparents Day on Sunday? Fortunately, I was able to spend half of the day with my dad’s parents, my Grandma and Granddad, on Saturday. It was for sure a snapshot of the soul kind of day. My Grandma and I spent hours going through old photographs, some of she and my Granddad when they were first married, others of my dad and his siblings when they were young, and then of course we looked at the pictures that had captured such sweet moments of my cousins and me when we were growing up. It was so much fun to go through all of the pictures and to hear the stories that went along with some of them – my Grandma and Granddad were, and still are, so much fun. My Granddad brought us some sushi – something they’d never had before but wanted to try with me – and other than the wasabi, I think it was a successful tasting 😉 We went out to dinner and shared more stories and life dreams… I don’t think I’d ever gotten alone time with just the two of them before and it was so, so special.
Are we not the most colorful bunch you ever did see? 🙂
Of course I am also SO thankful for my other grandparents: my Grandma Jenny, Mary Ann (who both live elsewhere in Indiana), and for my sweet Grandpa Bob in Heaven – gosh, I wish he was here for me to call and wish a happy day to 🙂 (Although I did send him a bird this weekend and surely that was better than a card.) Grandparents are so precious, and I feel so blessed to have collected so many sweet memories of all of mine over the years.
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