EWE GOT IT RIGHT!!!!
In only a couple of weeks, days really, my father will visit from Arizona. It will be the first chance that he’s had to meet four new great-grand-babies. Four! What will he say to faces smiling up at him so new and bright? How will he feel rocking babes to sleep at night?
There are periods I long for my father’s presence. Times when I wish he lived closer in order to pop in unexpectedly with my grand-girls. The oldest at three, might show him her latest trick learned at gymnastics class. Perhaps she’d stir invisible tea in a pink plastic cup or read books from her imagination? A younger toddler would reach for him with both arms, begging to be picked up while baby twins would giggle and smile. But, only for a while…..
My father will be here to celebrate his only great-grandson’s first birthday. My son and daughter-in-law…
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