Several weeks ago I got a phone call from Fairy at 8:00 pm.
Fairy: Gammy, do you want to come over for some strawberry shortcake and watch "So You Think You Can Dance?" with us?
NOTE: If you don't know already, my grandbabies are dancers. They started taking lesson when they were 2 and have never stopped. This year Fairy made "Company" at her dance studio. She will be taking 12 classes in the fall. These girls LOVE to dance. Watching "So You Think You Can Dance?" is like doing research... not to be taken lightly!
Me: Can I come over in my nightgown? I'm already dressed for bed.
Fairy: ((giggling)) YES! We have our pajamas on, too!
So, Tim and I got in the car, drove the 2 miles to their house, had strawberry shortcake, then settled in on the couch to watch "So You Think You Can Dance?"
Before we left...
Pixie: Gammy, will you come back next week and watch?
Pixie: Wear your pjs!
And, that, is how traditions are born. Now, every Wednesday evening, donning my flannel nightgown, we go over to the wee one's house,...Read more