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Friday, June 19, 2009

I Can’t Wait

grandsons

I love the little boys that belong to these feet.  They are my grandsons.

They came to visit us the night before their grandfather’s surgery.

When things settle down, and they are able to come spend a week with us this summer, these are the things on my list for us to do.

*plant pinto beans in their own tiny garden

*go to the flea market and see the goats and the chickens- on that trip we we’ll take Poor Po (my husband) and Papa (my father)

*buy a watermelon at the flea market and eat it with our hands out on the patio at dusk

*play in the sprinkler during all of my watering

*play with finger paints out on the patio in the early evening

*swim in a plastic swimming pool out on the patio-maybe even count that as their bath (sssh…don’t tell their mother-my oldest daughter)

*use another plastic swimming pool filled with sand as their barn- when my brother was little he always told my mother he was going to go outside and work in his barn (a dirt pile under the eave of the house)

*go to the zoo

*eat lots of pancakes

*go the park

*make homemade ice cream

*go get raspas (snow cones)

*create a macaroni art project (remember Vacation Bible School?)

*go to the children’s section of the public library

*buy a big sack of school clothes

Sigh… I can’t wait.

 

17 comments:

Blondie's Journal said...

I hope they have as much fun as you, Laura! ;-)

xoxo
Jane

Jo said...

It sounds like a grand time ~ enjoy every minute when they arrive!

Jo

vintage at heart said...

I would love to come along... tee hee it all sound so wonderful!! You are an amazing g'ma!!! Brings back fond memories of mine!!!
Have a wonderfully Blessed time with your angels!!

mary'smom said...

Your plans sound wonderful! Have lots of fun!

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Sounds like a wonderful memory making kind of visit with the g-parents!

Domestic Designer said...

Sounds like a wonderful time to me!

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Sounds like a fun filled week. Take extra vitamins on those days. :-) Have a great weekend.
Glenda

LPC said...

I can't wait for grandchildren. Well, hmm, I guess I can since my daughter is only 21. But let's just say I look forward to those little feet in my house. I love your photo.

Melissa said...

What a great to-do list.

Sounds like fun, the way a to-do list should be.

Melissa

Lisa said...

#1-You're not old enough to be a grandmother!
#2-Young lady..where have you been? You don't stop by anymo'
#3-Oh how wonderful those plans sound!

Bellamere Cottage said...

God bless those adorable little feet...and the boys that go with them. Oh Grandma...it sounds like you have such wonderful things planned for your summer. I'll be having my boy a lot this summer too...we have a few similar things planned...don't you just LOVE spending time with them? You'll be in your glory, sweetie...ENJOY!

Hugs,
Spencer

trash talk said...

That all sounds like my summers growing up and going for a week or two with my grandmother...she was a young grandmother too!
Hope it all happens soon.
Debbie

Cathy said...

Oh...can I come? I love your list!!! It all sounds like so much fun!!! You have some lucky grandchildren...they have a lovely grandmother!!!

Have a wonderful weekend!!!
XOXO
Cathy

prof en retraite said...

Oh Laura...How wonderful! Aren't grandsons just the best??? I love it when mine is here. I am blessed because he lives 15 minutes away and I see him frequently. Thursday we played Dnalydnac...Candyland backwards!! lol Have a wonderful weekend!

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Laura, I have just scrolled through all of your posts on this current page, and I have enjoyed myself so much! And aren't grandchildren the best! Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such a kind note. I'll be back to visit you soon. laurie

Amy said...

Awwe..... You're the best grandma EVER!!
Sounds like the perfect plan for a wonderful summer! Hoping you get to enjoy them soon!

Beyond the Nest said...

Isn't being a grandmother the best thing ever? I love your list of things to do with your grandsons, all of which are nothing but pure fun. I made a list of things I want to do with my granddaughter as she grows older, even though I tried to pack it all in while she visited with me for the last seven weeks. She'll be two years old next month, so I know I must allow for a bit more growth on her part before she can really appreciate all the things that only her grandmother can do with her. Growing up, my summers were spend with my grandparents and that experience has shaped a large part of who I am. I want to have that same positive "grandmotherly" influence on her. Thanks for posting your list-now I have even more fun things planned with my sweet granddaugther!

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