Friday, January 8, 2010

SHOW & TELL #1 - Meet Great Grandma Beryl

Show & Tell Friday.....such fun!!! Go here , at My Romantic Home, to find out all about it, participate and visit all the posts showing neat things.

Just a few weeks ago I posted about some of the lovely Christmas decorations that grace our home each year and about the wonderful woman , Great Grandma Beryl, who gifted them to us.

Beryl came to town this week and we were blessed Tuesday to meet her, our son, Marc, & his fiancee, Deann at one of our favorite places, Ol*ive Ga*rden.

Mickey, Deann & I
Beryl, Marc, Deann & I

Would you believe that she is 85 years YOUNG? She is, and will be the first to tell you!!! She is in almost perfect health and full of more vim and vigor than almost anyone I know. What a remarkable woman she is and how blessed we are to have her as part of OUR family.

She was suppose to be in town the week before, but had to cancel due to the rare blizzard we had here Christmas eve. When she arrived and called she said, "I have a little something for you."

I should have known right then that "little something" in Beryls vocabulary is something BIG and GRAND because that's the way she is.



Just look at this wonderful, beautiful, stunning wreath she made for us!!!!! The picture does NOT even begin to do it justice as it glistens like rubies and pearls & gold.

Thank you so much, Beryl. You are the real JEWEL that shines and blesses each & every body you know.

Here I have just opened this beautiful wreath.

17 comments:

Mari said...

She certainly doesn't look 85.
That wreath is just gorgeous! I know you'll enjoy hanging it!

Frazzled Farm Wife said...

She sounds like a remarkable woman! That wreath is gorgeous too...what a blessing she is!

Thanks for your kind comments on my blog...it's nice to know that we are appreciated for what we do!

Sohailah said...

That is so beautiful.

Thank you so much for the email - I really appreciated it. It was very encouraging.

How's the 40 day fast going? What day is it?

Nadine said...

The wreath is absolutely beautiful. She does fantastic work. What an amazing woman and I agree she looks fabulous.

Joy said...

That wreath is so BEAUTIFUL. You'll have to share her secret to a long healthy life with us.
Deann looks like a lovely woman. I didn't realize they were engaged.
That is great.

♥ Joy

Oklahoma Granny said...

What a special family you have and what a beautiful wreath!

retha said...

I agree with Mari, must be all the love she gives that keeps her healthy and going!

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Hope I look that good at 85! :) The wreath is beautiful. Thanks for stopping by.

Diann @ The Thrifty Groove said...

She looks beautiful and that wreath is gorgous!

Millennium Housewife said...

She MADE that?! Amazing, whatever her age...x

Gee said...

That wreath is just sweet and beautiful. You must be very happy to receive it. btw, thanks for sharing by and have a nice weekend.

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Sandra said...

That wreath looked like it had lights when you opened it. It's beautiful and what a wonderful lady to make that just for you.

~Ginger said...

Beautiful wreath! So sweet that it was a gift for a beautiful woman!

Whose the lovely lady in the glasses? Hey, I don't think I've seen you wear your glasses. You know that's my area!!

Tiffany said...

Her gift is stunning! She is so talented. How very sweet! Blessings to you this bright New Year! :)

Just Mom said...

A beautiful wreath from a beautiful lady.

MightyMom said...

go granny go granny go granny go!!

(it's a song...)

:-)