Friday, February 18, 2011

Like it Is

Here is a conversation that Mari Alice and I shared between the back booster and the driver's seat on our way to the park this morning.

"So, Mom, when you were a tiny baby, Grammy was your real Mom?
And Papaw Ward was your Dad?
And now YOU're the Mom and she's the Grammy and Papaw Ward is in heaven?
So someday when me and 'Lizabeth have babies, what will you be?"

"I'll always be your mom."

"Yeah, 'cept you'll be really old!"


"We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents." - Henry Ward Beecher

"The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age." -Lucille Ball