Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Way Back When-esday: Authors and Ancestors




Dateline: January 27, 2009
Twins' Age: 7
Papa's Age: 92

Exactly one year ago, the kids' awoke in a compositional mood: Darren reinterpreted The Three Billy Goats Gruff, while Sarah leaned autobiographical.

Afterschool, Papa was treated to a reading of the writers' most recent works.

What memorable image(s) makes your mid-week wonderful? Dive into those digital photos or scan a scrapbook find and play along with Way Back When-esday. Be sure and link back to participate in the web-wide reverie...and leave a comment when you do!




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20 comments:

Annie said...

Those pictures are wonderful.

BoufMom9 said...

How adorable! I just love when kids are feeling creative & made even better when they feel like sharing :)

Happy WBW!

Rachael said...

i cannot wait until my little ones can compose their own stories...there is nothing i love more than the misspelled thoughts of a child!

Twincerely,Olga said...

Great Pics!!! Thanks for sharing!

cat said...

So great to spend time with the older wiser family members.

Steph said...

What nice memories! Thanks for sharing.

Terra said...

I have the song Memories rolling in my head!

mommytoalot said...

Awesome pictures make wonderful memories.
Playing along today.
Lisa

Missy (Two Little Monkeys) said...

I love the sweet pictures of them visiting with Papa. I bet their readings made his day!

Dianna@KennedyAdventures said...

what wonderful pictures of them with their grandfather!

Scary Mommy said...

Awwwww, those pictures are so sweet!!! Thanks for the invite to link up- I'm all set! :)

And, you keep warm, too. This weather is CRAZY!!!

monica said...

Those are great memories with papa and great pictures!

Nancy said...

What a neat thing to capture :) Your kids are so wonderful!!

noble pig said...

That last pic is priceless and bridges the gap of generations.

shopannies said...

sounds like something they should be super happy about

The Smiths said...

I love when kids are eager about learning and acting on what they learn. Love the last picture.

ChefDruck said...

I love the last image with Papa. You can really see the connection between the two. Definitely one to frame!

Whimsical Creations said...

What a special memory!! Definitely one to treasure.

angie said...

Does the picture of my pool almost overflowing count? :)

I love that your children took the time to make a book and then share it with their grandpa. He's one lucky guy! :)

Mommy2Twinkies-Deb said...

Awww... wish I had played. I was still recouperating from my NYC trip!