Tag Archives: grandchildren

Grandma the Babysitter

The other day I was invited to baby-sit my 2-1/2 year old granddaughter while her mommy and daddy went out. The plan was for me to go to their house so she would be on familiar turf. When I arrived, … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Humor | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Please Help the Babysitter

My grandaughter came to visit last week. She is five months old, a cute little bundle in pink crawlers with enough black hair that we can cut it soon and sell it to the hair-club for bald babies. My daughter … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Greased Lightning

I was asked to watch my year-and-a-half-old granddaughter for only a few hours while my son and his wife were out. Of course, I was thrilled at a chance to have my sweet little granddaughter all to myself and spoil … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Another Year, Another Reunion

  It was the weekend for our big family reunion in Tennessee. My mother’s family and my aunts and uncles from around the country meet in a town so small that the population is probably doubled by our presence. I … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Of Boys and Red Balloons

Mylar balloons on ceiling | Jekemp | flickr | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 – 2-12-05 It all started when I walked into Walmart and found that the store had sprouted a forest of helium Mylar balloons overnight. I was an easy mark … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Holidays, Humor, Shopping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Death of an Angel

As I sat staring at the blank computer screen, I wondered what I could write about. It had been a wretched day. It was really hard to think clearly tonight. In another room of the house, my grandson was playing … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Holidays | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Kids Rule

Dear Kids, It has come to my attention that many of you are actually listening to adults and doing what you are told to do. This is NOT the way it is suppose to be. KIDS RULE! We are in … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Of Boys and Red Balloons

It all started when I walked in and found that the store had sprouted a forest of helium balloons overnight. I was an easy mark and quickly joined the hoards of impulse buyers. Who could resist the shinny, dancing globes? … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments