On Christmas Eve, my grandfather wanted to take a picture with his granddaughters.  My sister, cousin, and I lined up in front of the Christmas tree, ready for the annual family photo.  Before my mother could take the picture, my grandfather stopped her.  He told my wonderful girlfriend to get in the picture.  He said “If you are the love of my granddaughter’s life, then that makes you my granddaughter.”  This is why I love my family.


“I love you, not only for what you are, But for what I am when I am with you. I love her and that’s the beginning of everything.”

“Ti amo non solo per come sei tu, ma per come sono io con te. L’amo ed è questo l’inizio di ogni cosa.”

kaeandlucy finallyme lucyelizabeth