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    Fun at the park

    As much of the country is shivering about now—perhaps even experiencing snow fluttering about to one degree or another—I thought I'd warm you up a bit with some (semi) warm shots of what my grandsons and I did on our last afternoon together in the desert on Tuesday.

    Fun at the park with Bubby and Mac:

    There was no one there to capture a picture or two of the three of us sliding down the twirly slide together in what we dubbed "the Gramma Train Slide," but you can imagine it was lots of fun for all three of us. You also can imagine Mac saying "gain!" after each time, in hopes we'd board the Gramma train another time or two.

    It was a delightful way to end my stay in the desert.

    (Note: Because the slide show crops my photos a little funny, you're welcome to view the original pictures—plus a shot of the boys' reaction when a park caretaker arrived on his riding lawnmower—in my Brag Book, if you'd like.)

    Today's Christmas-y question:

    Which Christmas song's lyrics have you memorized better than any other?

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    Reader Comments (7)

    Shivering for sure here and jealous of the beautiful warm weather!! I'm glad you had a great visit with the boys.

    Hmm...I'm not certain of Christmas lyrics I know more than others because I've memorized most of them. Silent Night and Rudolph are two of my favorites, and when I want to drive my family crazy I sing the 12 Days of Christmas:)

    woohoo! It's nearly Christmas....

    December 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNonnieKelly

    oh yes....'do again' I can just hear him , Brent, and any little one saying that when they are having fun : )

    December 21, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterdebra

    Again, such precious photos just wish we could have seen the three of you on the Gramma train!
    Merry Christmas, Lisa, to you and your family.

    December 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGrown and Flownwnandflown

    I love their faces - so precious! I love that you are able to see them so often despite the distance. You are the type of grandmother I hope to be one day!

    December 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGinger Kay

    Like Nonnie Kelly, I know most of the older songs equally well and a few of the newer ones, too.

    Love seeing how much fun the boys have when you and they get together.

    December 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnn

    The smiles are priceless.

    December 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJudy

    Such handsome, happy little boys!
    I know all the words to traditional songs since I've heard them for so many years! That's how long it takes to become a grandma!

    December 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJoyce
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