"The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep."

Saturday, February 03, 2007

A Good Weekend

In preparation of keeping my nearly 4 year old granddaughter this weekend, I set out on a 10 mile run this morning.

The skies were clear and brisk; 27 degrees and sunny; ideal conditions to get the blood pumping in preparation for two days of:

"Popeye, can we play hide and seek?"
"Popeye, can I ride my bike?"
"Popeye, will you read me a story?"
"Popeye, can we play with my baby dolls?"

To all of which (including the last one), I will answer "Yes sweetheart."

I don't believe there is anything quite like a grandchild.

It's as if God gives you a do over.

"Listen to the mustn'ts, child.
Listen to the don'ts.
Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts.
Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me.
Anything can happen, child. Anything can be." - Shel Silverstein


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Fe-lady said...

cute grand-daughter!
you are brave to run so long in chillness...cute that she calls you popeye!

i am a wimp!

i wear a wool top when it's 39!

Amy said...

Popeye! That's a cool name! She is a cutey. Hope you had a great weekend!