Our second grandchild turns 18 today. (I can't say Number 2 Grandchild because all five of them are number 1 in my heart.)
Sweet and snarky Amy is one of the natural wonders of the world. Unlike the sterotypical blonde, my lovely girl is smart as a whip. She is a woman of unwavering principles and does not suffer fools gladly. (She is also a person of great restraint, as can be seen by her recent encounter with Sprint customer service...but that's a story for another time.
I have forgiven her for moving to Massachusetts with her mother and sister six years ago, thereby depriving me of being served my morning coffee with a sweet smile.
Shortly after Amy graduates from high school this June, she and her mother will be moving to the Pensacola area, where Amy will be studying marine biology and we will have all our kids and grandkids in the same area. (Which is as it should be, I think.)
And Amy may once again deliver me my morning coffee. (Again, as it should be.)
Until we see her then, may she have a wonderful birthday as she begins her journey of knocking it out of the park as an adult.
Sometimes it's hard for me to fully comprehend how lucky we are. We love her with every fiber of our being and always will.