Saturday, February 19, 2011


I've talked and talked about the perks of being a grandparent. Last weekend, once again, we got to enjoy those perks once again and it was a double win for us.

Like so many of our faraway grandchildren, we don't see our Louisville grandchildren nearly often enough so when Sarah asked us a favor involving spending the night with those grandchildren, we couldn't hesitate. Although it was a five hour drive on Saturday (Mr. Right had to work until 11 p.m. on Friday) and a five hour drive on Sunday, we found they were ten hours well spent.

Because we got to spend time with and enjoy:

What's not to love about spending time with those wonderful children. Then as an added bonus:
and Dane
and their mom and dad stopped by on their way to Tupelo MS where they would be spending a few weeks for Chris' temporary work assignment.

All the children had a wonderful time.

And so did Grandpa and I.

Sunday morning Ethan and Mary posed with one of their pets.

And Sarah posed with her clone:

It was weird to see the grown up version and the baby version of the same person in one picture. He sure looks like his mom did when she was his age.

On the way home, we patted each other on the back for doing a good deed which made us feel like a million bucks and recounted the fun we'd had while doing it. It was great.

Oh and I caught a couple more pictures on the way home. The bridge that's a little too long for my comfort but obviously very strong and well built.

And a really small part of the enormous Fowler Ridge wind farm near Lafayette IN.

All in all it was a great weekend. Definitely a win win for us.


  1. Wow, that's a houseful! I'll bet it was fun, but exhausting. I'm glad you got a nice, long visit. They sure are cute kids.

  2. I love seeing pictures of the family together. What a great opportunity for you to spend time with some of your children, grandchildren and you get to do it again soon in another area! How exciting! I love the pictures, too..of course!

  3. Oh wow, he does kind of look like me there! That's really the first time I've ever seen a strong resemblence. How fun!

    Great pictures of all the grandkids! They LOVED having you guys over. Thanks again for giving us such a memorable, relaxing weekend! We really appreciate it!!!


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