It all started about a month ago, when my scatter-brained self randomly suggested that we hang up a swing at our grandmother's house in Alabama, since we would be visiting her over spring break. Dad commented from the driver's seat of the truck "Why don't we just do that here at home?"
My reply, "Really?!? Can we?!?" "Sure." he drawled. My sisters threw me doubtful glances, not believing that Dad was serious. But he was.
So, a month passes by, and we visit our grandmother (and celebrate my birthday) in Alabama. On the Friday we get home, Mom takes me outside, saying that she wants to show me something. Now, being a teenager, I had forgotten about my request for a swing a month prior. And, living with a mother like mine, I assumed I had an afternoon filled with hardwork and weeding, a great ending to my spring break.
So, she leads me out back, behind the tool shed, and stands there looking at me... and I stand there looking at her. We look at each other for a while before I realize that in a small clearing behind the shed, hanging from a tree, was my very own rope swing!!
So, my mom, being the way she is, says to me (after I fool around on the swing for a bit) "And you can make it your own little place, and plant flowers and eveything." So, these pictures are of what I've done so far.
After reading all the comments I (not my mom) came to the decision that One over at http://onenezz.blogspot.com/ is the winner of the Wordless Wednesday competition!! Congratulations!!! E-mail my mom at rusdar at hotmail dot com, with your mailing address. Please put Wordless Wednesday in the subject line.
Today I am Thankful for a totally amazing mom like mine, and the fact that she's mine and no one elses!!!!!!
P.S.-- Hey Grandaddy Green, I know you're reading this!!