and on the last night they’ll ever spend
in the only house they’ve ever lived
before moving to their wonderful new location for their wonderful new adventures
we celebrate by finally getting to eat in the living room without sneaking.
“your journey never ends. life has a way of changing things in incredible ways.
grandie creates his quilt
stitching fabrics of his choosing
that he’s learned to sew upon
this machine that he is using.
his ukulele sits nearby
waiting for some play
as the sled stands outside
with hopes of snowy day.
“the class of your performance is built on the grade of your skills.”
― wesam fawzi
two of my grandies at the detroit zoo
experiencing the butterfly house
just who exactly
is patiently sitting with them
waiting for his identity to be discovered.
“wonder is the heaviest element on the periodic table.
even a tiny fleck of it stops time.”
― Diane Ackerman
what happens in peaches’ kitchen
when you receive
a surprise present bag
for no reason
a bajillion packs of ranch dressing
your very favorite thing.
“the excessive increase of anything
causes a reaction in the opposite direction. “
grandies r and v
“the best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.”
peaches: “your writing is beautiful. may i read it?”
grandie v: “it’s written in magic fairy language, peaches, so i’ll have to read it to you. it says: fairies, mermaids, and unicorns are magical.”
peaches: “we’re both so lucky that you know magic fairy language.”
”if i fall asleep with a pen in my hand, don’t remove it
— i might be writing in my dreams.
who wouldn’t buy from these six?
not many customers were available
and most who stopped by
had no money on them
so they changed their marketing plan
added music, dance, costumes
even an impromptu wedding
after drinking away
much of the merchandise
everyone still made a profit
not bad for a day’s work.
“if life gives you lemons, don’t settle for simply making lemonade – make a glorious scene at a lemonade stand.”