A Birthday Wish
I read this letter written to celebrate her grandson 16th birthday. I resonated so deep with me. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
Carol A. Hand
My dearest grandson, it seems only a short time ago when I first held you in my arms after your birth on a snowy, stormy January day sixteen years ago. Sixteen! How the years have flown by!
Photo Credit: Aadi and Ahma – Thanksgiving 2014
I wanted to write a special poem, or share the old story that you asked to me to recite thousands of times when your were little, The ‘Tinky Bush Story, but I won’t embarrass you by posting it today. I pondered what I could give you that would let you know how deeply I love you. Oddly, the words that came were something I needed to write in response to survey from our Congressional Representative, Rick Nolan. I know it’s a strange gift. But it’s what I can do today to give you the most important gift I can imagine –…
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