Sunday, September 09, 2007

If Only


My eldest nephew, Shane, is seven.
He was driving by a cemetery with his father.

"Is that where Grampa is?"

"No, Grampa is in another cemetery, in Wilmington."

"Can't we go dig him up and take him to the hospital?"




If only....
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5 comments:

KFarmer said...

Out of the mouths of babes~ bless his heart. What a sweet and caring litte fella :)

Chunks said...

One of my fondest childhood memories is my Nanny's laugh. The reason I remember it so vividly is that when she told us she was dying with "The Cancer" I suggested we take her to a local taxidermist and have her stuffed so we could keep her in our room and play with her. She laughed until she had tears rolling down her face.

Kids know what they know. That's what makes them so precious.

Suldog said...

If only we could keep that innocence throughout our lives. Imagine the heartache we'd avoid.

Thimbelle said...

What a little sweetheart Shane is, to want to "fix" his Grampa.

I promise - it will get easier.

(((hugs)))

Thim

Sorting Through The Pieces said...

Break my heart...