Happy Anniversary Grandmom and Granddad! – A Special Throwback Thursday

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Today is my grandparent’s 71st wedding anniversary. Today is also their first anniversary since my grandmother passed away last September. Polly and Leon were from a small town in Georgia, they moved around for his work in the Navy and in broadcasting. Eventually his work led them to my hometown where they raised 3 awesome girls.

My grandparents are awesome people who showed what love is to be about. My life has been better because of them. She helped raise me and taught me many lessons of life that I still use today.

I am grateful to have my grandfather still with us but I miss my grandmother very much. Some days I miss hearing her voice. We will celebrate the life they had together and the love they still share even though she lives in heaven now. They are both gifts from God.

Positivity, It’s Hard As Hell To Be That All The Time

I try to be a positive person in life but there is no way to be that all the time. What we see in the news can really bring you down. You can’t always ignore it either because your friends and your social network are talking about it. Then there are situations you experience in person which impact you in a profound way. Putting a smile on your face can be a challenge. All the bad news in the world can really bring you down and make you question life. Being a beacon of positivity can make one weary and tired. Maybe it’s OK to be a little vulnerable and to be negative every once and awhile. Its hard as hell sometimes and that is OK. Bah!