wings and things

Out of the mouths of babes….

on October 31, 2014

This group of quotes for Gma’s birthday book does not need any explanation from me.






There are more quotes to come of course – from some of the bigger ‘kids’ – but I will save those for tomorrow night after the boat cruise. Suffice it to say that these children’s words, enclosed in her book (and rather brilliantly photographed by me – ha!) have culminated in the most beautiful, mutual, unshakable hug of family.

Oh, I can’t resist: here is Jared’s (Meg’s second grandchild):


29 responses to “Out of the mouths of babes….

  1. Yvonne says:

    What a woman she is, and what influence she has had on her grandchildren!

  2. mimijk says:

    Could you spare a tissue?

  3. Such heartfelt words and beautifully illustrated.

  4. What lovely thoughts from babes to their ‘grandmas’. I know they are truly touched.

  5. Vicki says:


    This 80th will have a thousand memories all wrapped up in one volume – and that’s not just the words and photos. It’ll be the spiritual memories of a very special lady and her loving family.

    How lucky she is.

    • jmgoyder says:

      Thanks so much Vicki and sorry to have lost touch a bit with your blog – will be back on board re blogging soon and I really appreciated your amazing support and empathy. You are one in a million. Julie xxx

  6. susanpoozan says:

    It melts the heart to read the grandchildrens comments, what a wonderful woman your mother must be.

  7. arlene says:

    So sweet 🙂

  8. Colline says:

    I love e gift you have created for her. She is sure to treasure it.

  9. Jules thanks for giving me a wonderful idea for future gifts. 😀

  10. Trisha says:

    These are all so sweet and heartfelt! What exceptional children you have in your family.

  11. Probably the best gift she will ever receive.

  12. bulldog says:

    Pure brilliance….

  13. jensine says:

    what a wonderful idea …

  14. My heart melted and I’m not even their ‘grandma’… Diane

  15. tootlepedal says:

    That Macy will go far.

  16. Terry says:

    Those are just the sweetest notes ever

  17. Heather Hugo says:

    They are so beautiful that I want to weep.

    Sent from Molto for iPad

  18. Tiny says:

    Wonderful notes! She must be a very special lady, loved by everyone.

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