When a sister-in-law called to ask for a name from long ago it brought to memory the saying, “You can’t tell where you are going, until you know where you came from.” After a grandson had a sleep over and I was making up his bed, thought, “he tears up his bed as bad as I do.” Neither of us wants our bedding tucked in at the bottom. We want it to roll and move as we do. It was a relief when he got too old to sleep with grandma because we are both restless sleepers. While I was waiting on sleep, I was able to reminisce and realize that all eight of our grandsons have had sleep overs at our house.
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Opinion, Pages 4 on 03/02/2011
Print Headline: Taking care of the living valued