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Laters,
J.





Thursday, October 16, 2008

Time flies by...



When I was little my great grandfather used to love playing with me...my mom was his 'wee one' even as an adult. I became his 'little lad' and he often told everyone as I was growing that he wanted to live long enough to see me in school. Well he did... I started school Sept 6th that year and he died Sept 24th. 

My great gran is still in my life , she's 86, but has started to slow down and recently has been unwell. She now says she'd like to see me graduate so she can tell g.grampa all about it. 

I kept thinking about how quickly time flies by while your not looking...one day I'm starting school, then click, its almost over. I miss my g.grampa and his playing and his pet names for me like 'footermiskite' . He had a warm Irish accent and every now & then I'll hear one that is close & reminds me of him.

This post with my grad pic is for him.

3 comments:

Albina Rose said...

What a sweet post! I come from a large family on both sides of my parents. Extended family has always been a very important part of our lives and you are so right that it passes by so quickly! Enjoy every second you have with your great gran. You will cherish those moments forever.

Hippy at Heart said...

And very proud of you he would have been. Well done sunshine.

Michelle said...

A very heartfelt post. I'm sure wherever your grandfather is that he's watching over you and very proud.

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