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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Tuesday's Spring Gifts

Before I post the spring flowers, I wanted you to meet my oldest and one of my dearest friends... I affectionately call him, "Mr. G". He will be 94 in September and comes to visit me every now and then. He used to live down the street and moved a couple of years ago because he was "tired of being a slave to his yard". Sometimes I would sneak down there and pull weeds out of his beds for him, but he always caught me and pulled me inside to enjoy a hot cup of tea with him and a surprise cake or danish that he bought just for us to enjoy. He has 4 children and has lived through 2 wives and recently lost his girlfriend. When he talks to me, it is as if he can see right through to my soul. He is very close to God and attends bible study regularly. He lives in a retired senior citizens complex and teasingly tells me the women there are all too young for him :) I always think of him when my primrose blooms, under my bedroom window because he purchased it for me long ago.

Time for dinner ~ I'll post the flowers shortly :) xox


Sarah said...

Wow he looks amazing!! I love folks like that! What a blessing!!

Pam said...

Oh Carla what a new man he is...Sounds like you two get along really good. I hope when i get old like that there will be someone like you there for me. And the flowers are so pretty.

Hugs Pam

Country*Road*Primitives said...

Thank you stopping by Sarah... yes it is a blessing to have him for a friend :)

Yes, Mr. G and I can chat for hours and have never had a disagreement... You are sweet Pam, but I am the one that is blessed to have him in MY life ~ Glad you like the flowers :) How is your dog? Hubby doing okay? Can't wait to see what you make next ~ xox Carla

Pam said...

Hi Carla

The dog is doing better. Hubby is good. And i need to craft. lol

Hugs pam