She could not explain the feeling; but she was glad when the play was done, and they were safe at home, where kind grandma was waiting to see them comfortably into bed.
As Polly freed her mind, and emphasized her opinion with a decided rap of the boot she had just taken off, Fanny laughed, and said, while she pirouetted about the room, like Mademoiselle Therese, "Polly was shocked, grandma.
And with a good-night kiss, grandma left Polly to dream dreadfully of dancing in jockey costume, on a great stage; while Tom played a big drum in the orchestra; and the audience all wore the faces of her father and mother, looking sorrowfully at her, with eyes like saucers, and faces as red as Fanny's sash.
Another little visit to the seashore would suit her better, and as Grandma
could not be prevailed upon to leave the babies, Jo took Beth down to the quiet place, where she could live much in the open air, and let the fresh sea breezes blow a little color into her pale cheeks.
The tiny tot spent her first-ever Christmas surrounded by her parents and three generations of grandmas
Girls see moms, stepmoms, and grandmas
as Beautiful Girls, too.
When the farmer and hunter warn Betsy about wolves eating grandmas
, she insists he is a good wolf.
And so the grandmas
have been gathering -- and growing in adoptees -- since their first gathering in New York in 2004.
23, the grandmas
of the Canoga Park Woman's Club will be reading Christmas stories to hundreds of elementary school kids, who will also be treated to cookies and juice.
And if all this talk of grandmas
makes you miss your own, go and visit her .
Grandchildren, like grandmas
, are a special gift to be treasured.
I thought, what a 'cool' grandma
, so much different than most grandmas