Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Summer Flowers with Granny

AA Pic of the Week 125 w I just love the closeness and the friendship that this picture (old, salvaged slide) demonstrates between grandmother and grandson. They are out to pick some flowers in the meadow to decorate the summer house.

They are still close despite the 600 km that separate them today. She is now an almost 86-year-old lady and he is a proud father of two children himself. She takes a loving interest in him and his family and he keeps in contact much more often than duty demands. I am proud of both of them. They are my mother and my son.

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11 comments:

Diane Mandy said...

Beautiful photo!

swenglishexpat said...

Diane - Thank you.

traveler one said...

Awww.... that's really sweet!

swenglishexpat said...

T1 - Thank you.

matthew_in_ham said...

OK, so I'll follow all the "cute" comments with one about the technology! Did you do something special to convert the slides to digital or did you just project and photo them? Whatever you did, it worked well and the quality is excellent.

driftingfocus said...

Aw, what a sweet photo.

Rositta said...

That is lovely truly, a bond that cannot be broken. A little quick story, my 3 grandsons lived 5000 km away (Yellowknife)from us growing up, but when my Mom was dying last year the two eldest 23 and 21 came to T-Dot unasked to help me with her hospital care. They didn't leave her side for the week they could be here. Family bonds no matter the distance are a treasure...ciao

swenglishexpat said...

Matthew - see email reply
Drifting Focus - Thank you. I have seen your camera on your blog, and I am about to buy a proper DSLR soon! Very exciting. Thinking of a Canon EOS 50D.
Rositta - You are absolutely right, it's not the geographical distance that matters, it's the emotional one. You have GREATsons!.

CanadianSwiss said...

I had that close bond with my grandma, too and still miss her. Beautiful picture :)

swenglishexpat said...

CS - Thank you. Not all people have that bond. It's something to treasure.

Anonymous said...

What a beauty our mother is - brother. Today she got 86 and we all had a nice afternoon with her to celebrate her. Thanks for calling her!!! She looked as nice even today. /Love "your younger sister" (he-he) Ninna