I've been home nearly two weeks already but have not managed to find time to sit
down at this computer! I've been making the rounds of doctors ( got my hip
injected - amazingly successful this time, knock on wood - just hope I'll have some
relief for a few months ). Also, saw my dermatologist who "froze" the tiny
area on my nose that was a precancerous lesion.
Spent some quality time with dear friends and got to see some musical
favorites perform - Sony and Jerry Holland at the J. W. Marriott in San Francisco
and Margie Baker at her usual Sunday venue at the Burlingame Hyatt. If you
haven't seen either, you should give yourselves a really wonderful Christmas
gift and spend a few hours enjoying both!!!
I finally got up to West Sacramento on December 8th and I've been totally
enchanted by my precious little granddaughter, Harper Ann Vukasinovic. She
already has me wrapped around her little finger. I am really impressed with
what wonderful parents my son, Alex, and his wife, Laura, are. The household,
Taffy and Bucky included, is so loving and happy.
You can barely see her two little bottom teeth peeping through
Here she's wearing one of her Christmas outfits..and Taffy is nearby,
as always! I bought her one for Christmas Eve that says,
"Waiting Up for Santa"
Harper is almost 20 lbs now - and still getting boobie
milk but Laura makes fresh baby food for her...favorites
are pears, applesauce, yams, carrots.
She babbles and plays happily for long periods with
her doggie baby sitters near her and Nana and mom
working across the room, cooking.
One of her favorite spots is the laundry basket!!!
Bucky lets Harper pull ears, tail...whatever, without complaint!
I couldn't believe how quickly this cute little bug and I bonded. I am really going
to miss her when I take off January 8th for my three week jaunt around the South.
I do plan to return to India, too, in June...but only for three months this time. I
can't imagine missing too many months of my granddaughter's life.