The Grandparent Project is off to a great start!
The purpose is to share photos and memories with my family in California and my grown children in the Midwest. Already my sisters have added comments and new photos to the story. Here’s one of my Aunt Sandy holding Grandbaby #1 (Susan) at my sister Sarah’s wedding. Aunt Sandy was not a grandmother yet, but obviously was enjoying the vicarious experience!
I’m beginning to realize that this project is perhaps also for the purpose of preparing myself to be a Grandmother. I will be turning 55 at the end of the summer. I try not to build up expectations, but I can’t deny that I am utterly fascinated by tiny humans related to my biology. Just sayin’, kids.
We left off Part One in January of 1988. There were two grandbabies on record, Susan and Josh. We lived in Pomona, roughly 400 miles south of the Bay Area where the grandparents, aunts, and uncles lived. Visiting them was always a whirlwind of opportunity to incorporate gathering together and engaging in activities we all enjoyed, like going to the San Jose Historical Museum, where Aunt Sarah worked and GranneLouise volunteered…
…or to Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz.
hate to break it to ya, ma, but 4 out of 5 Galasso’s agree that Becca’s birthday is March 27th!
Oh, jeez. Thanks for the edit!
Must have gotten it confused with Grandbaby #6. Hers is the 28th.
Lovely project, Priscialla! 🙂 / Jamie
Thanks! My family is really enjoying it.
I love this series!
It’s a lot of fun, personally, and highlights some very important gifts of grandparenting. Thanks, Sue!