A Saturday Surprise

United States
February 16, 2019 11:45am CST
I got a very nice surprise when I got up this morning....my grandson is on winter break and is going to come and stay with us for the whole week. I always love when he visits and when I heard he was coming I am all smiles today. Of course I'm totally unprepared for his visit and normally would have shopped and had some of his favorite food and snacks in the house. We'll have to wing it until tomorrow when we can make a run to the grocery store. Tonight he's going to have an overnight at his cousins (my oldest daughters who lives close by). They are the same age and have a lot in common. They keep in touch through the internet and some games they play so it's not like time passes for them. Last time my grandson was here was over Christmas holidays so it's nice that he's back again before the summer. Other than that, no new news today. The sun is shining, the snow/ice is 99% melted and it will probably be all gone before the next snow arrives. Hope everyone is enjoying their Saturday
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@Corbin5 (134292)
• United States
16 Feb
You and your grandson will have a wonderful time together! So nice that your grandson and his cousin keep in touch with each other.
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• United States
17 Feb
They are only a few months apart in age and they have a lot in common. I hope as they get older they still stay best friends. They are talking about going to the same college but that's a few years off so who knows. I hope they do.
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@Corbin5 (134292)
• United States
17 Feb
@Marilynda1225 That would be great if they went to the same college. Our son and his cousin Lindsey are the same age, and they were the best of buddies when they were little. However, boy and girl cousins usually do not do as much together once they are older.
@allknowing (78646)
• India
16 Feb
Must be someone who brings you cheer as not all youngsters do that these days. They get engrossed in video games.
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• United States
17 Feb
Don't get me wrong, he loves video games. But he does engage in conversation and doesn't have his eyes glued to his phone constantly.
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@allknowing (78646)
• India
17 Feb
@Marilynda1225 That is really nice. That is how youngsters should behave.
@LadyDuck (207880)
• Switzerland
16 Feb
I feel your excitement, I am sure you will have a good time while he visits.
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• United States
17 Feb
We always have a good time when he's here. I'm sure the week will fly by
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@LadyDuck (207880)
• Switzerland
17 Feb
@Marilynda1225 The time flies in good company.
@JudyEv (156104)
• Bunbury, Australia
17 Feb
That is great news. I'm sure you'll have a fun time. It's nice spending time with grandchildren.
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• United States
17 Feb
My grandchildren make my heart smile
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@Nana49 (3183)
• United States
16 Feb
Hi im glad he is. Coming to visit you ..and hope all goes well ..im having a good day so far we had flurries here last night but none that sticked the sun is shining but i havent ventured outdoors yet ..will go.get my mail soon ..how old is your grandson ?
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• United States
17 Feb
my grandson is 13 years old and so far he hasn't hit that brooding teenage funk yet
@1creekgirl (14793)
• United States
16 Feb
I'm so happy for you! I know what you mean about having all kinds of food in the house. The check-out girls at Walmart know when some of our kids or grandkids are coming by the amount of food I'm buying! Have fun, I know you will.
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@Juliaacv (38858)
• Canada
16 Feb
That's great that he's coming to stay with you, you'll both have a really wonderful time, and think of how much extra playtime the dogs will enjoy!
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• United States
17 Feb
The dogs were so excited to see him. They were jumping around and running around. It was hilarious.It will be nice having him take them for a longer walk than I do.
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@Juliaacv (38858)
• Canada
17 Feb
@Marilynda1225 That is wonderful! We're leaving for our son's place in a little while, and I haven't seen Ellie in 2 months, so I am looking forward to taking her for a nice long walk this evening. Our son usually takes her out, and when we are down, he usually asks me to tag along so we can walk and talk and catch up together.
@amadeo (87267)
• United States
16 Feb
that is wonderful.I know that you are very happy.Have a nice visit.
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• United States
17 Feb
I am very happy. He's a good kid and a pleasure to have around. Can't say that about a lot of teenagers
@amadeo (87267)
• United States
17 Feb
@Marilynda1225 I hear what your saying Mal
@DianneN (108990)
• United States
16 Feb
I know you will enjoy every minute of seeing him as he will you. And my grandson is in Pennsylvania staying at a hotel for the weekend playing hockey in between.
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• United States
17 Feb
I'm sure your grandson is having a ball. My grandson isn't very athletically inclined.
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@DianneN (108990)
• United States
17 Feb
@Marilynda1225 He always wanted to play hockey since he was two years old. Our other son only enjoyed swimming. Not athletically inclined either. I'm sure your grandson has many other interests and talents that he enjoys.
• United States
16 Feb
I am glad you get to see your Grandson so soon and so unexpectedly. I hope you enjoy the time with him. A whole week, that will be fun! Is he in College?
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• United States
17 Feb
No he's in 8th grade and is 13 years old. He's on winter break and loves to spend time here in the country
• United States
17 Feb
@Marilynda1225 Oh okay, I see. Isn't it a little late for winter break? School's down here do winter break from the 23rd of December to the 2nd or 3rd of January.
@pjmurphy (1318)
• United States
16 Feb
It's always a special treat for us when grandkids visit. I'm already thinking about their summer visits.
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• United States
17 Feb
Summer visits with the grandkids are wonderful aren't they! I'm sure my grandson will be back for a longer stay during the summer months.
@andriaperry (72479)
• Anniston, Alabama
17 Feb
YAY! no snow and a visitor.
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@shaggin (43193)
• United States
17 Feb
That is wonderful! How nice that he and his cousin are so close.
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@cintol (10111)
• United States
17 Feb
Yay! Its always fun when the grand kids come to stay isn't it, you are going to have such a great week. Enjoy him
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• United States
17 Feb
I'm sure the week is going to fly by
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@cintol (10111)
• United States
17 Feb
@Marilynda1225 It seems like that when they visit doesn't it. Enjoy it
@snowy22315 (62592)
• United States
16 Feb
That sounds like a lot of fun. I hope I get one of those some day! My son does want to have a child at some point. I would like to see him get married first, but we will see what happens. His current GF seems pretty good. She is completing her Bachelor's in Nursing.
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• United States
17 Feb
I hope you get a grandchild too Snowy. Your sons current GF sounds like she's got a good head on her shoulders if she's completing her Bachelors in Nursing.
@JohnRoberts (76386)
• Los Angeles, California
16 Feb
Grandma is super happy!
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• United States
17 Feb
You betcha!!
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@janethwayne (2513)
17 Feb
He maybe feel so happy and excited to be with you there and the cousins.Young children will enjoy that.
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@Courtlynn (60367)
• United States
17 Feb
That's wonderful news to wake up to! I hope you have a great week with him.
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@acelawrites (15005)
• Philippines
16 Feb
Family bonding is best. It is good your grandson spends time with you whenever he can.
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• Preston, England
16 Feb
how lovely, hope his visit goes really well
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