A Very Special Christmas Gift

I received the most exciting gift this Christmas.  My son handed me a very small green gift bag when all the family was gathered together on Christmas Eve.  It contained a photo. The tiny photo was an ultrasound of my new grandchild to be born in mid-July.  I was thrilled, quite overwhelmed, and cried a lot of tears of happiness, right along with everyone else.  Mike and Michelle live in Boulder, Colorado and I already have at least two trips planned this year since receiving this amazing news.  It’s a long way from Chicago, but since I’m now “retired” we will be able to travel without encumbrances.  It will be a truly blessed year. We are ALL SO EXCITED about this new life.   He/she is SO welcome to our family.

Now it’s time for a trip to the specialty shops and find some wonderful, unique, special, amazing, tiny, perfect gifts to put in the mail for this baby.  Mike and Michelle are beaming and I am going to have some really fun months ahead of me.

ALL of the Grandchildren!!

Thanks for always coming back to be a part of my world.     Amities, Averyclaire


9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Annie
    Jan 04, 2011 @ 16:01:41

    Congratulations! That is a wonderful present to receive. You can start now to do some crafty gifts!


  2. Anne S
    Jan 04, 2011 @ 16:42:07

    Welcome in advance to the new pending arrival – what a wonderful gift! 😀


  3. Margaret
    Jan 04, 2011 @ 19:24:25

    Congratulations on the future grandchild! That is such a gift, and how wonderful to have it on Christmas Eve!


  4. Karol Johns
    Jan 04, 2011 @ 23:24:48

    Congratulations! It was wonderful getting to meet you this evening! I hope to see you again.


  5. Jane
    Jan 05, 2011 @ 01:55:04

    Oh what good news and a lovely gift. I’ll never forget the thrill of seeing the boys on the scan


  6. KarenV
    Jan 05, 2011 @ 04:24:52

    What a wonderful gift – congratulations!


  7. Marjorie
    Jan 05, 2011 @ 10:24:27

    It was wonderful to see you last night and share the excitement of your news! What fun!


  8. Jackie
    Jan 07, 2011 @ 16:55:18

    I don’t think you could have received a better retirement gift! Congratulations to you all!


  9. colour du jour
    Jan 18, 2011 @ 01:14:05

    oh so very sweet news!


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