Colors Of My Life... Granny Gee

Grief... my son died May 29, 2010. I write my pain, and to remember Tommy. No matter how I feel, what I write about, my blog is about grief, Tommy, my life.
Recent Tweets @GeeGranny
Who I Follow

That’s The Beauty Of Becoming … Older

That’s The Beauty Of Becoming … Older By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee Do you have to constantly get something from another … for you to give your friendship to? Do they have to ‘buy’ you?  I remember being younger, and the ‘friends’ I had … weren’t real friends.  I had to keep giving … this was before I learned I ‘could say no’. One memory comes to mind, was when someone I really liked,…

View On WordPress

That’s The Beauty Of Becoming… Older

That’s The Beauty Of Becoming … Older By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee Do you have to constantly get something from another … for you to give your friendship to? Do they have to ‘buy’ you?  I remember being younger, and the ‘friends’ I had … weren’t real friends.  I had to keep giving … this was before I learned I ‘could say no’. One memory comes to mind, was when someone I really liked,…

View On WordPress

Your Face Is Gone, Mama!

Your Face Is Gone, Mama!

By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee

Photo is owned by me … Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee.  Photo is of myself, and Tommy as a young boy of eleven.

I saw horror in the eyes of my little son, Tommy.  He had come to the door of the bathroom.  I couldn’t understand at first the expression on his face!

I remembered!  I had put a beauty mask on my face.  It was…

View On WordPress

What Did You Say, Little Boy?

What Did You Say, Little Boy?

By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee

 

Tommy had been playing, ran in to visit his great-Grandma Alma.  Photo is owned by me … Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee

 

I was sitting in the car, both windows were completely down. My son who was sitting there with me. We had been waiting for someone who was in a store. My son was getting impatient … he…

View On WordPress

I’m Proud Of You, Son …

I’m Proud Of You, Son …
By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee

Watching tv tonight, I watched a young man sing on America’s Got Talent. When he found out he was among the chosen, he put his arm to his face. He pressed it there, to catch his tears.

His gesture touched something deep inside me. Not only that, his whole demeanor reminded me of my son …. Tommy. He was humble … it meant so much to…

View On WordPress

What Did You Plant In Your Garden … Today?

// <![CDATA[
(function() { var b=window,f=”chrome”,g=”tick”,k=”jstiming”;(function(){function d(a){this.t={};this.tick=function(a,d,c){var e=void 0!=c?c:(new Date).getTime();this.t[a]=[e,d];if(void 0==c)try{b.console.timeStamp(“CSI/”+a)}catch(h){}};this[g](“start”,null,a)}var a;b.performance&&(a=b.performance.timing);var n=a?new d(a.responseStart):new d;b.jstiming={Timer:d,load:n};if(a){var…

View On WordPress

He’s … In A Better Place

He’s … In A Better Place

By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee

 

My son, Tommy and his son … Taban.  The love of my Heart … when Tommy died, my whole world stopped.  I didn’t lose only him … I lost contact with my grandchildren.  I had Skip, our Pups … the rest of my world, though.  I’m so fortunate.

 

 

He’s in a better place … stop, think about this. I hope no one ever says that…

View On WordPress