Two years ago last week, I was in Maryland experiencing one of the worst snow storms Beltsville had ever seen. My sister and I walked around the neighborhood and saw piles of shoveled snow nearly as tall as we were. I love seeing my sister, but on this particular visit, I was eager to get […]
Dear Grandson, Meet Cal Ripken, Jr.
We recently learned our preborn, first grandchild is a boy! It was hard to tell in his first photograph. He just looked like a tornado. But, now we know. So, we’re thinking blue and Tonka trucks and Spiderman underwear. Who-hoo! That tiny tornado of energy is now about the size of an apple. Or maybe […]
A (2nd) Letter to My Pre-born Grandchild
Dear grand baby, Your mama told me a few days ago you are about the size of a peach right now. All your parts are in place, head to toe. I like to envision God forming you with massive, but gentle hands. He is a big, big God, and you are one of his tiniest, […]
First Grand Child – Welcome, Sweet Little Plum
I got a sweet phone call this week that reminded me how blessed I am. You see, my husband and I are going to have our first grandchild in Feb. 2016. And a few days ago, for the first time, our son and his wife heard the heartbeat of their tiny creation, who is the […]