Saturday, October 13, 2012

How I became a Grandmother (in two words...well, several two-word lines)

son-Army
Mom-tears
leaves-bootcamp
letters-lots
heart-aches
all-wait
10-weeks
finally-ends
holiday-break
son-loves
time-flies
son-engaged
thumbs-up
son-moves
far-away
time-drags
married-yes!
love-abounds
couple-plans
child-wanted
couple-waits
little while 
months-later
phone-news
"GRANDMA!"-wow!
tears-fall
heart-swells
knees-weak
shopping-NOW!
Male?Female?
all-wait
call-"GIRL!"
all-cheers!
Shopping-FUN!
dreaming-starts
Army-done!
discharge-honorable
Move-HOME!
Family-THRILLED!
months-nine
time-drags
belly-grows
back-aches
excitement-builds
couple-sweet
time-flies
Momma-ready
call-"NOW!"
Nonna-nervous
drives-fast
labor-slow
all-wait
time-finally
push-hard!
baby-born!
cord-cut
all-cry
eyes-cry
heart-swells
knees- weak
excitement-builds
baby-perfect
Nonna-proud
baby home
all-well
Nonna-helps
Nonna-kisses
Nonna-holds
Nonna-melts
love-much!
Smile-permanent
Paw-paw-Smitten
Baby-Lia
God's gift

13 comments:

Nancy Summers said...

Love this Sherri! It sure sums up being a grandma! (or nonna for you, nana for me!)

Sherri Murphy said...

Thanks, Nancy. We grandmas are in an exclusive, awesome, indescribable world of our own!

Intense Guy said...

Congrats Granny!!!!

JaDean said...

Congrats she is beautiful.
I am maw maw. It is great.

Candy said...

Did you ever think you could fall in love so hard and so fast? Congratulations on your beautiful granddaughter. It's the best "job" ever!

Sherri Murphy said...

Candy- it is the most intense emotion ever. Truly, I had a Thesaurus in hand looking for the words to describe it succinctly...there are no words. :)

Sherri Murphy said...

And congrats to you, too, JaDean!

Jim H said...

Beautiful!

Sherri Murphy said...

TIP FROM NONNA: CLick on pics to enlarge...especially that LAST pic!

Unknown said...

Unique and fun post! Brought a smile and a tear. You sure do have a way with words

Katybeth said...

Love the pictures and colorful commentary. The glow is contagious. The love runith over. Baby Lia is perfect.

Sherri Murphy said...

Thank you, Katybeth. The love doth runni
th over. ;)

Rebecca on The Homefront said...

"Smile-permanent"--I *love* that, especially that photo of you and your new little love. Congratulations, Nonna! :)