For My Grampa

My grandfather passed away yesterday (Saturday) morning, and my family is pretty devastated. It’s been a long time coming, and he lived a full, wonderful life. Still – he will be greatly missed. I’m so glad he got the chance to meet my daughter and I will forever cherish the memory of our last visit early this spring.

I made two cards – one for my dear sweet grandmother, who is handling this with all the grace a wife of 67 years can. Ever the stalwart family matriarch, it is Gramma who is holding us all together. For her I chose Baroque Motifs. And simply the word cherish. I think that says it all.

For my dad I chose Lovely As A Tree. Simple, soothing. I haven’t talked to him yet – he spent today on the golf course, where I am sure he feels close to my Grampa.

For all of the details on both of these cards, please see my SCS gallery. I just can’t get through typing it all out again – I hope you understand. I linked each card to its corresponding upload in my gallery.

Our family is planning a two day gathering next weekend in Pinehurst, NC to celebrate Grampa. He pretty much put the whole thing together before he passed – that’s just his style. If you can spare a minute, I’d appreciate happy thoughts for the safe travel of all our loved ones this week, as we make our way down to say goodbye. Thanks.

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4 Responses

  1. So sorry to hear about your Grandpa. It is never easy to lose someone, no matter their age. You and your family are in my thoughts.

    The cards are beautiful — especially love the baroque motifs one.

  2. What an absolutely GORGEOUS card. . oh my goodness! I am going to have to CASE this! Sorry to read about your Grandpa! You’ll be in my thoughts and prayers!

  3. My heart goes out to you…..So sorry. Both cards are stunning and are sure to be appreciated!

  4. I’m so sorry to hear of your Grandpa’s passing. Your cards are beautiful! You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

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