Good Things Come in Threes

3 fancy ice cream sodas

Well, bad things do too, or so goes the superstition, but this post is about good stuff. We need some of that right now, or at least I do. Today, three prompts go happily together:

  1. Fandango’s Provocative Question #72: “What is the one thing in life that you are most excited about right now? Why?”
  2. Eugi’s Weekly Prompt: “Gratitude.”
  3. And last, but not least, Trent’s Weekly Smile.

Yesterday morning I drove to Los Angeles to celebrate my granddaughter’s second birthday. I brought a giant bag of gifts with me. The original plan was to have a “distance” party in the park, but we didn’t feel safe outdoors, given the insanity, so we stayed inside. It’s the first time I’ve seen family in person since the beginning of March. We’ve all been very careful, so we decided to go ahead and spend a couple hours together. Oh my gosh, it did my heart good to be with this angel not to mention my own sweet daughter and son-in-law as well. We FaceTime’d with my eldest over a birthday pizza lunch too. I was so grateful for the opportunity to finally see (some of) my loved ones in person! There were smiles galore for hours… I left at 1:30 to make sure I was back in Orange County well before any curfews began. This little girl is an absolute joy to be around! I am so excited to spend more time with her very soon, maybe next week. 🙂

Birthday girl with Nana


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Images credited to Bitmoji and me.

26 responses to “Good Things Come in Threes

  1. She is an angel. I’m so happy you got to meet your family after such a long time. Good things all around.

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  2. A belated happy birthday to her 🎂

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  3. How wonderful! I’m so happy for you!🤗❤

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  4. I’m so SO glad you went!! I’ve felt a little bit of guilt writing about Younger popping over knowing how much you miss your girls☹
    This post makes my day! Yay for munchkin cuddles!!🎉🤸‍♀️🤗🥰💃🏼

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  5. Great that you got a chance to spend time up close and personal with your family. I’m sure it was a special birthday treat for your granddaughter 🙂

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  6. Really pleased that this happened for you Paula 🙂

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  7. How wonderful to see your loved ones in person. I’m sure there were smiles and hugs all around. ❤

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  8. Awww, this is so sweet and she is adorable! I’m so glad you were able to get together with your family. Thank you for sharing! ❤️

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  9. Glad you got to hang out with family, finally! 😊

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