when you go to the carnival
and have finally grown enough
the spectacular rides level
that is winning.
“the determination to win is the better part of winning.”
i’m very honored to see
that i was squeezed in between
‘tacos’ and ‘fall’
as one of my grandie’s favorite things.
life does not get better than that.
i love you too.
“every day is quite unique, which is one of my favorite things!”
looks like it’s buy one, get one free day.
i’ll take two.
“i have enough money to last me the rest of my life unless I buy something.”
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. “