Saturday, June 18, 2011

Read Me

This boy loves to read!
He is second out of all the first grade classes for his AR (Accelerated Reader) points!! Woohoo!

He got a trophy and a t shirt for completing his goal of 150 points! And he kept going by the last day of school he had 195 points! The majority of kids in his class had 30-50 points.
I'm totally bragging about this because I had nothing to do with it!
He did it all on his own!
Makes me feel like he just might be on the right track!

He was awarded his trophy by the Harmony High Baseball team. And gave the players and coach high fives down the line. Rett just might have more AR points than those jocks!...okay, now I'm just being annoying.
Good job Mr. Rett Rooster!

Monday, June 13, 2011

My Sweet Mama

I have been dreading this post because I knew it was next in line...

My sweet grandmother on my mom's side past away on Easter day.
We were lucky enough to have gone down to Miami the weekend before on one of her last good and conscious days.

We love her and miss her.
Can't wait to see her sweet face again and tell her how much I love her.

Family is what it is all about and I love mine.

Her hospice room was very calming and family friendly.
Beautiful Brynn.
My amazing mom has cared for her parents with such love, patience, and empathy.
She was with her all day and many nights.
She was the only one with Mama early Easter morning kneeling by her bedside when she left this earth.

She loved her great grandchildren so much!She kept looking around the room at each face saying, "I so happy."

There are so many things I will remember about my mama. Some of them are:
Sunkist soda, her delicious tuna salad that she always had ready in her fridge, the color khaki, paddle boating in her lake, the smell of her clean organized house, how she always told me she thought I looked so pretty, Alvin and the Chipmunks Christmas album, her love of all things Ralph Lauren, chorizo and muenster cheese on cuban bread toasting in her counter top oven, and the first time she held Emree who was her first great grandchild.

Those are cherished final memories in that room! We love you Mama!