Tag: Grandsons

Love

Reaching, ever gentle, Comforting, supporting her, Grandson makes her smile. My daughter captured this moment of tenderness, after an afternoon at the Animal Kingdom, as we soggily (having gotten caught in the usual Florida downpour) and wearily trudged to the bus stop.   PhotoFriday:… Continue Reading “Love”

Birthday Treat

Chez Catherine…As I sipped my champagne, I knew there’d be more in store for later I was to receive the true icing on the cake: hearing my grandsons sing “Happy Birthday, Dear Grandma…Happy Birthday to you!”

Warmth

Warmth can be a cozy, comfy chair, Upon which thrown, a hand-knit afghan quilt, Awaiting little boys who tumble in, and there fake-wrestle for first dibs; no signs of guilt. A grandson hiding in the fort he built with tablecloths and sheets from grandma’s… Continue Reading “Warmth”

Secret Sanctum

Was barely eight when first I found, This hidden hollow for my sticks and stones, and hunted sea glass; from the world around, I never tired, in this blissful zone.   One day, flamboyant, signaling sound disclosed, Irritated first, I watched, transformed anew, The sunny,… Continue Reading “Secret Sanctum”

Legacy of Love

My baby girl is mother of two sons, They lean on her and she depends on them, They give her strength, and warmth, and days of inner calm, She gives them all she is and will become, My baby girl is mother of two… Continue Reading “Legacy of Love”

‘Stats’ of Time

⚾️⚾️⚾️ The first time I saw him, nine years ago, he slid in the sure grasp of the nurse, as she penned his ‘stats’ on the blue score card. I blinked. He slid home. ‘Stats’: One hit, one run. ⚾️⚾️⚾️ This week’s a Trifecta… Continue Reading “‘Stats’ of Time”

Fiery

This was written in response to Photo Friday: Frail (This week’s Challenge: ‘Fiery’. http://www.photofriday.com/challenge.php?id=1347) and In response to the weekend Trifextra, which asks that the writer use the same form of a word of her choosing, three times, in a thirty-three word post. The… Continue Reading “Fiery”

Happy Hippie-hugging Halloween!

Today is October 31, 2013. Today, I: …met a Ninja! …talked football with the Manning brothers! …kissed a witch and hugged a butterfly!. …bumped into several Minecraft characters and a few zombies! …gawked at a bloody-faced ghoul, who followed a line of brides, princesses… Continue Reading “Happy Hippie-hugging Halloween!”

Villanelle*: Precious Progeny

👫👫👫👫👫 ************************************************* My Grandsons, three plus two, my ‘starting five’ they rampage, romp, and shoot at hoops with zest My ‘Sis’ has five Grand-girls, in pink they thrive. all prettied up, her girls dress to the nines while mine, in ‘Pirate Blue”, launch plunder-quests… Continue Reading “Villanelle*: Precious Progeny”

Daily Prompt: Life Line: “The Hands of a Child”

Daily Prompt: Life Line…You’re on a long flight, and a palm reader sitting next to you insists she reads your palm. WHAT does she tell you.Photographers, artists, poets: show us HANDS. The following is my entry: ✒✒✒✒✒✒✒✒✒✒ Nothing is as expressive and tacitly satisfying… Continue Reading “Daily Prompt: Life Line: “The Hands of a Child””

Pirates’ Plunder

I knew that D-man would band them together – again – transforming the ragtag bunch of cousins into a well-tuned troop of plundering pirates, exuberantly mounting their quest. “Yo-ho, yo-ho, a pirate’s life for me! Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate’s life for me!”… Continue Reading “Pirates’ Plunder”

The Third Time’s a Charm!

As seen through the eyes of an eight year-old, always on the move and persistently seeking constant stimulation and entertainment; fishing can be a pretty dull way to spend a hot afternoon…until he lands the big one! 🐡🐡🐡 I’m bored! I hate fishing! He’s… Continue Reading “The Third Time’s a Charm!”

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