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Monday, June 20, 2011

The Off Beat

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(my grandsons have been here all week)

Last week , while driving back from a day trip to the beach,

I looked in the rear view mirror,

while the song you are now hearing was playing on my IPod,

and my two grandsons were singing along

quietly,

’COOLY’,


looking out their respective Hauler 2 windows,

nodding their heads

to

what I like to call


the

Off Beat


the cool beat,

the not trying so hard beat,


the beat that follows the listening,

the beat that shows you have the confidence

TO WAIT,

 

because it isn’t going anywhere,

which is so, so different than

on the beat

nodding.

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I WAS SO PROUD.







14 comments:

Debby said...

Cute little guys. Love the freckles.

Low Tide High Style said...

I love this post! Not because your grandchildren are so darn cute (which they are!), but because it's clear that you are the kind of grandmother that everyone hopes for and that I was lucky enough to have and so were my children...one who loves everything about them!

Kat :)

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Makes you smile. :) The are so cute.

Theresa said...

Precious little ones singing AND knowing the words... mine do it too! Have a blessed day dear Laura, HUGS!

Karen said...

Those are two real cool guys! I love their taste in music... and their grandmother's!!!!
Hugs,
Karen
Ladybug Creek

trash talk said...

Obviously they get their rhythm of life from you! No one I know marches to the beat of their own drum better than you.
Deb

Preppy 101 said...

What a great image. Thanks for sharing. xoxo

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Such handsome young men -- sure to make a grandma proud!

Deb said...

awesome post...

From Beyond My Kitchen Window said...

Could they be anymore handsome?

Pondside said...

They're lovely - and they make me long for my two, so far away.

NanaDiana said...

OMGosh- They are the cutest little boys! I called Ria over to look at them (my 7 year old granddaughter) and she looked at your oldest gson and asked? How old is he? He's cute!...and so...it starts already! xo Diana

Bonnie said...

I have enjoyed seeing your grandkids and hearing about their adventures. They are darling and I know you are so proud.

Linda said...

You write so beautifully! It just makes me all happy inside to read your posts. Your Grandsons - indeed, so precious. It makes me happy at the prospect of Grandchildren someday. :)

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