GROWING OLD WITH GRACIE

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Western Maryland, United States

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Ice Cream for Breakfast



Sunday - Fun-day

No church today, hubby was sick through the morning and our church is 40 minutes away. 

 He rested.  I had ice cream for breakfast.  

What a beautiful day for a walk!  


But no neighborhood walk for us today.  We decided to get out of the rat race and go some place quiet.


Gracie shows her gratitude.


Not much color this fall...  



Time for a rest.




"Do I hear a train?"




"I hope not.  You know what happened last time..."




Stay tuned later this week for Gracie's adventures at the train track as she witnesses her very first steam locomotive...



Fun Day - Sunday


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In loving Memory of the beautiful Kelly 
who went to wait at the rainbow bridge 
just about a week after this picture 
was taken last year.

Kelly and my oldest son Jackie about a week
before she left for the Rainbow Bridge



Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. 

When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. 
There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. 
There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable. 

All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor; those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by. 
The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind. 

They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent; His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster. 

You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart. 

Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together.... 

Author unknown...