That is one of the great granddaughters.
One of her grandfathers (Not this one) calls her,
"A woman in training."
He is correct. I assume that is because two of
her grand mothers spend a lot of time teaching
her to, shop and shop and shop.
generally at someone else's expense.
It is hard to believe, but there is more to a
woman than shopping. In about two more
winters I will be eighty years old - the Lord
willing. And as slow as I am to learn, I've
learned that a woman also has to have a
man to boss around.
It's just something about a woman's nature.
She has to have a man to correct and direct.
[See guys, we are needed.] I think it's because
she has the need to have control over
something more powerful than her self.
Like a man needs a monster truck. Or to be
a lion trainer, or conquer a mountain.
Well, this granddaughter is only ten years old.
So she has no husband or boyfriend to boss
around. That's where I come in. I let her
practice bossing on me.
She wanted a turtle. So, it was grandpa's
job to get one. (The one on the right.)
It was put in the back yard by the pond.
The next day the one on the left come out
of a field to join it.
"Grandpa get that turtle from across the
fence.""Grandpa fix a place to keep my
Just love it. I'm needed in the training of a