50°f this morning, light overcast. Rain expected later.
Thank you all for your comments on my last post. I have scheduled my knee surgery for October 2. As AC noted, I may miss some fall color for a bit, but we do see plenty from the front porch. I am actually looking forward to this, and am already focusing on shedding some weight to make recovery easier. Needs to be done anyway. I made a good start a couple years ago but have plateaued over the past year. Back to it!
But to the title of this post. Great-grandson Ryland has a unique perspective sometimes, and keeps us amazed by what pops out of his mouth.
For example, when he was here a couple weeks ago, he was fascinated by the pinecone bird feeder and spent some time watching the birds come to and fro. Suddenly he ran into the house, shouting "I just saw the cutest thing! It was a birdpecker!" (What he meant of course, was a woodpecker.)
Coming to our house requires going up a pretty steep hill, and one of the ways to get here is a particularly rugged gravel road (all roads to get here are one-way, and all turn to gravel eventually.)
Anyway, Ryland was riding with our son/his grandpa Derek and they came up that rough hill. Ryland asked, "Why is this hill so big?"
Derek replied, "I guess God wanted it that way."
When they got to the top, Ryland looked around and said, "I guess He did it for the view. Jesus would love this."
During that same visit, Zealand was playing with a marble tower we keep here for him...actually, we have a whole toy box full of toys for the great-grands. He asked, "Granny, where are all the marbles?"
I said, "I don't know, I guess they must have left."
To which he said, "I think they might have left in my pocket."
Yes, he keeps us entertained!
Copyright Susanna Holstein. All rights reserved. No Republication or Redistribution Allowed without attribution to Susanna Holstein.