Many of you have asked where in the world I've been.

All I know is that after 7 plus years of blogging and a different lappy, which I don’t like, I seem to have lost my blogging fervor.

Someday, when you least expect it, I will post again.

For those of you still waiting I say thank you.

Meanwhile, I am rather prolific on twitter. Find me: @KeethaB
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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Surprising the Grans


AKA: The Third Stop on the Great 2012 Married Kids Tour

Warning:  This stop is all about the grans.  When the kids start having kids, they give away their right to be the center of attention.

That's just how it is.

That's just how it's always been.

Get over it.


When we arrived at our oldest daughter, Keri's, house there was no one home to greet us except the stack-o-jack-o-lanterns.

That's 'cause Keri was off picking the grans up from school.

The grans didn't know we were coming.

We broke in, we believe in breaking and entering.  It isn't hard when they leave the front door unlocked for you.

I got the little treats for the grans all set up where they would find them upon entry.

Papoo went into the kitchen and did what Papoos do - - - searched the cupboards for snacks and chocolate.

Kama went outside with her camera to capture the gran surprise.

She didn't have long to wait.

The family van pulled in the driveway - -

And the kids jumped out on the run.

There was glee.

There was joy.

There were hugs and kisses.

And there was cheering.

Lots of cheering.

Then the grans lit into their surprises.

This was followed by more celebrating.

Mack said I could see his heart 'cause it was shining through.

Smart boy, he.

More celebrating over a perfect spelling test.

Little Sister Piper celebrated big brother's spelling success too.

A little later it was off to that very fine dining establishment, called DQ, which can be found in most local neighborhoods.

There we all filled our little tummies and indulged in joy and laughter.

This included making silly faces.

Lots of silly faces.

And there's more to come - - -



LV said...

How sweet it is. It doesn't get much better this. Enjoy your trip with family. Stay safe and trust you are feeling better.

Charlotte said...

Hope you are feeling better and have a great time with the grans. Mine live so close to me I don't get the enjoy this type of reunion. Have a great time.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Yes the Grands do become the center of all attention! Enjoy!

Mimi said...

I LOVED this post!!!Loved all of it....loved that you could just break in..that had me laughing!!!I LOVED the kids excitement when they saw you and Papoo!!!SO sweet!!
What a fun grand time you had with your grands!!!Do they live close???Or is this a visit you only make a few times a year???I live about 1/2 mile from my grands....if they lived further....I do not know what I would Do!!!|
I will be checking out your other visits now!!

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Oh how fun Miss Keetha and Greg!
I loved the looks on they're darling little faces!
And you are so right about the grand-kiddies becoming the center of attention and that is just the way it is!
My daughter struggles with that one, but oh well, hehe.
Enjoy that wonderful trip!

Debby@Just Breathe said...

Okay, you are definitely having way too much fun and I couldn't be happier for you!!!

Vidya Sury said...

Oh, Gorgeous! I just felt like I had a wonderful holiday seeing these pictures. Makes me want to be a Grandma too :D Oooooh, Keetha, I see another post like this - Stop 2. I am off to enjoy it!