WACKY WEEK & WEEKEND

It all started last Thursday when my son got a call to come to New Jersey which he did immediately (8-10 hour drive).  Our little grandson was sick and his mom was too!  Before he could get there he got another call to meet them at the hospital.  We spent the weekend waiting for updates and finally he got to go home on Sunday.  We are so thankful to God that he and his Mom and Grandmother are all well now.

This is our two-year old grandson. He is more precious than life to his Mom, Dad and his Grandparents!

He is all we’ve been able to think about for the last ten days.

He took a visit to the hospital pediatric playroom on Friday and we thought he might get to come home sooner but he took a set-back during the night and Saturday. He was very impressed with their aquarium.

Nana and Papa love you Declan!!!

Thank you everyone for your prayers while his parents dealt with a very scary time with their little one!!

Author: countrygirllifeonthefarm

I am a wife, mother, and grandmother that lives on a farm in Craig County, Virginia and I am retired. I love to cook, read, quilt, craft, garden, hunt and take long walks in the woods. I have one gorgeous teen granddaughter, a wonderful little grandson and two beautiful and caring children, boy & girl. I've been married to my farmer husband for 46 years and he's the "love of my life"!! I love doing things the "old" way such as canning, making maple syrup & cider, handcrafts and baking. I've taught myself to crochet, embroider, and quilt with help from my paternal grandmother. I could read until the cows come home. We live off the products we raise and hunt for the most part. We run 75 head of cattle on our farm, 30 chickens, three rabbits and one dog. I help my husband with the cattle, feeding the livestock, hauling in firewood, fence repair, and general maintenance on the farm. I was a stay-at-home mom to my children and then went to work when they finished high school. I was a cook at a School for At-Risk Teens and part-time substitute teacher. Then I started work at our local Farm Bureau and stayed there for 17 years. I worked at Virginia Tech for almost five years and decided to take early retirement in July of 2015. NOW, I'm a full-time farmwife and loving every minute of it! I love to read fiction and the Bible. I'm currently hooked on quilting novels and Annie's Attic mysteries. I started this blog in 2011 and have met so many interesting bloggers and have kept up with my friends through my blog. I love to hunt with my bow and rifle and with a camera. We hunt to fill the freezer and cellar but would never kill anything for the fun of it. I have friends and family all over the United States. Some of my ancestry last names are Bradley, Dickson, Hylton, and Rose. I've lost both of my parents to brain cancer and miss them very much. I have one sister and four living brothers. I was raised in Paint Bank VA and moved to New Castle VA when I married. I went to school in Waiteville, WV, Gap Mills, WV and New Castle Va with a short semester of college at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke VA.

5 thoughts on “WACKY WEEK & WEEKEND”

  1. Not really a “Like”, Rita. So sorry you have been going through this scare. Nothing worse than a little one being sick and everyone else feeling so helpless. Warm wishes for a speedy recovery for everyone.

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    1. I liked it anyway because it is polite. Yet, it is a difficult topic, and not one to like. It is bad enough for parents, and just as bad for grandparents who have two generations to worry about. I can not imagine why my parents think they got such a great assignment.

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  2. I got a taste of your world when I was too sick to be with Declan in the hospital, and I treasured those pictures. Thank God for his parents! Shawn was such a big help with being there and sanitizing the house with Jennie. So thankful he didn’t catch that nasty virus!

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