Fortuna smiled and the sun shone across our soggy state today, which has received rain every day in May. We haven’t had gully washers here, but dark skies and rain have been the norm for so long David and I are ready to scream and have done so.
Finally, David was able to mow our small yard yesterday afternoon following a morning of running around in the rain.
I’m very happy for granddaughter Joy. She graduated from Virginia Tech today with a degree in Agriculture Science. Thousands of other kids are graduating. I have received several photos of nephews, cousins and others across the U.S all filled with hope for a brighter world.
I’m feeling a bit sad, however. The last little granddaughter has grown up and graduated from college. I know her mom is feeling the sadness along with great pride and some relief, just as I am feeling her heart vibrations. Connie doesn’t like it, however, we are not that different from the mother and daughter in the film Shirley McLean and Debra Winger made in the 1980s, Terms of Endearment.
Not my fault Connie looked like Debra Winger and her younger brother John swooped her up and reenacted the last scene from the film An Officer and a Gentleman at a family gathering.
Simultaneously with the graduation today, the sun broke through the clouds and son Richard relayed the message grandson Jacob is finished with surgery, all went well, and he is in recovery. They expect to take him home soon.