Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Last Night...


A wonderful man left this earth to be with the one thing that he loved most, a wonderful woman. I received a call last night telling me that my Grandfather had passed away. As hard as I have tried to be happy that he is now with Grandma and no longer suffering, I still sit here selfishly sad to lose him. (also that I can not be there with my family since I have been grounded from traveling from my mid-wife).
So in an attempt to think positive and remember that he is in a better place I would like to propose a toast...
"To flat cat pancakes, Twinkies, IBC root beer. To a man that always knew how to make the girls and women in his life feel special. To dancing girls and John Philips Sousa playing at the loudest volume the poor speakers would allow. To yellow roses marking the birth of each of my children and to the wonderful legacy of a family that this great man has left here on Earth.
Give Grandma a big kiss for me."

4 comments:

Brooke said...

I'm sorry to hear about your grandpa, I remember him being a very nice man. It's times like this that I am so grateful for the church and the knowledge that our loved ones are together again and in a better place.

Stephanie said...

I'm so sorry to hear about him but happy he can be with your grandma once more.

ALLRED FAMILY said...

Perfectly worded Tina! I love you. I wish you could be here, and we know you are in spirit. Grandma and Grandpa are filling Sweet Pea in on all the quirks of our family. She's totally coming prepared!

rautis2 said...

Twinkies and Root beer will make an appearance at the funeral somewhere!! He woudl only be more proud of you for doing what you are doing adn being you!!