Isn’t Life Grand?

August is turning into one awesomely crazy month! I started a ‘Grand’ adventure on August 4th with the arrival of my first grandchild! Little Ryan Jeremiah is just the sweetest little thing. I know I’m prejudiced, but look, isn’t he adorable?!!

So, while I don’t feel grandmotherly in the age sense, I’m totally on board in every other way! It’s hard to express the immediate love you can feel for a baby you didn’t give birth to, but let me tell you, it’s there!

So congratulations to my son Christopher, his lovely wife Joyce on the arrival of their son, my precious grandson.

We also adopted a sweet little Jack Russell Terrier that we named Relay. He is a birthday present for my 9 year old and completely (to the point of obsession) devoted to him.

Art continues to be a ‘Grand’ adventure as well. Just when I think I have things all figured out and maybe a little down time, more fun things present themselves! August was supposed to be a relatively easy month but some new exciting projects came my way the past couple of weeks and it’s now just as jam-packed as ever-lol! It truly amazes me how life unfolds if you are open to possibility. For now I will get back to working on these new projects and the ones already on my plate and when the time is right I’ll get to share the fun with you.

For now look for more baby pics, and I have articles coming out in Somerset Studios Sept/Oct, Somerset Apprentice and Somerset Workshop. Back to the studio for me…

10 responses

  1. CONGRATULATIONS sweet Pam!!!! I’m so very happy for you!!!! Having a little grandchild is such a precious gift ~ and I know what you mean about falling in love….enjoy dear friend!!!! hugs and love, Dawn

  2. Dear Paym,
    Congratulations to you and your husband on becoming first time grqndparents. A beautiful baby he is.
    With love

  3. Congratulations on the birth of your first grandchild……he is adorable! I am expecting my first grandchild in December and I can hardly wait.

    Relay looks to be very happy sitting there beside your son. 🙂

  4. Oh Pam he is absolutely glorious…Im actually feeling joy despite my own grief for you all. AND! you are a wonderful friend. I have received my first paint brush..what a wonderful surprise and how much it lifted my heart. I can tell you all that Im struggling to work through this dreadful week/s but the fact I know that so many care really helps..I feel invisible arms around me. From my heart thank you all those that have emailed me too.
    Benjamin Starkey will be laid to rest next friday 13th…OMG I am so dreading this Im trying to find the strength to be strong on that day. Im sorry to mix my sad news in with your wonderful news and Im truly do think he is a wonderful little bubba with a great name…love to all the family especially mum she has created a miracle. hugs and kisses Michelle xxoo

  5. Congratulations on the birth of Ryan! How exciting and I can fully appreciate your joy of greeting your first grand child. He is beautiful. I am enjoying my first grand child, Sophia, who was born Dec. 6, 2009. She has rocked my world!

    Also; Relay looks quite happy there with your son! Congrats on another addition to your family.

    Enjoy the moments! ………………..Marilyn

    • congratulations pam! what a beautiful baby boy. i know the feeling of that first grandchild as i we had ours in april. we had a boy, too – benjamin todd. it is amazing how much you can love them. you will love babysitting so much! i’m really happy for you!

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