I was ten years old then; I had lost both my father and mother within a year, and my Virginia relatives were sending me out to my grandparents
, who lived in Nebraska.
He wants to see the old place his grandparents
She got up a lunch which comprised a leg of mutton, tripe, sausages, a chicken fricassee, sweet cider, a fruit tart and some preserved prunes; then to all this the good woman added polite remarks about Madame, who appeared to be in better health, Mademoiselle, who had grown to be "superb," and Paul, who had become singularly sturdy; she spoke also of their deceased grandparents
, whom the Liebards had known, for they had been in the service of the family for several generations.
Meanwhile Dorothea's mind was innocently at work towards the further embitterment of her husband; dwelling, with a sympathy that grew to agitation, on what Will had told her about his parents and grandparents.
He only told me a little about his parents and grandparents, and almost all in answer to my questions.
She began by repulsing the proffered acquaintance of many families of great wealth and fashion, who either did not know their grandparents
or were ashamed of them.
He looked round at all the faces looking mildly up at him, although some of them were the faces of men and women old enough to be his grandparents
, and gave out his text with weighty significance.
The face was turned half-round, and the effect was that of one of those black silhouettes which our grandparents
loved to frame.
Senator Maggie Hassan cosponsored the bipartisan Supporting Grandparents
Raising Grandchildren Act, which was introduced by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Bob Casey (D-PA).
share a special bond with their grandchildren and are increasingly part of their lives.
1/11: Brittany and Jason Chapman of Christopher, a daughter, Henley; grandparents
Mark Heern, Tammy Colvin, and Ozina and Jason Chapman
The charity found 40% of grandparents
in this age group who have regularly cared for their grandchildren feel this way.