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Magical Moment 327, "Abuelas"

I've never won the lottery. I don't win contests, drawings, or raffles. But somehow, miraculously, the 2 best Grandmas on the planet are mine! How it happened, I can't say. All I can do is be grateful. Come to think of it, on our trip home to Texas and Nebraska, we've been surrounded by quite a few wonderful Grandmas.

                        "Grandmothers are just antique little girls."  ~Author Unknown

"Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete."  ~Marcy DeMaree

"There's no place like home except Grandma's."  ~Author Unknown

"Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple.  Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love."  ~Author Unknown

"A grandmother is a babysitter who watches the kids instead of the television."  
~Author Unknown

"A grandmother pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween."  
~Erma Bombeck

A few other "Grandma" inspired posts:
I Knew You'd Come
The Gift of Hank
The Decision to Stay
Another Train
One Rose


Steve Gravano said…
They are special, I miss mine, we were very close. Grandma Farina, on my mother's side was a special lady.
It's the private house at Montauk that are close to collapsing into the ocean, the lighthouse is safe.
Dawn said…
I too won the Grandma lottery:)
Mine have long since past...but memories are sweet. Thanks for sharing yours and the quotes!

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