Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Important announcement

This morning at around 6am I received an SMS from my son Shaun, informing me of the birth of his son, Zack.

Despite having slept only a couple of hours I jumped out of bed with joy and danced around the room for 5 minutes. I also shed some tears - not of sadness but of sheer gratitude.

My first grandson had arrived - 3 days before my own birthday!

Welcome into our world, Zack Pearson-Pereira - you're absolutely wonderful


Some 27 years ago, Shaun  brought new meaning into my life simply by being born. I remember vividly the joy and relief I felt then - joy at his arrival and the overwhelming love I felt for the little bundle, and relief at the sense of fulfilment and immortality his appearance provided. I realised then the importance of my genetic code having  been handed down.  A legacy had started.

Subsequently, the arrival of my two other children would reaffirm my own genetic immortality.

Little Zack is another precious gift Mother Nature.has bestowed upon me and the rest of our family.

I can't wait to hold him in my arms and kiss his puffy little cheeks.


:)








16 comments:

  1. Congratulations!!! Zack is going to love having a musician for a grampa!

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    1. Can't wait to give him guitar lessons :)

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  2. Congratulations to your family! What a love!

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    1. Less of the grandpa Linn, OK? ;) thanks

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  4. hey joe (ha always wanted to say that hehe)....fantastic stuff...big congrats....and he is a cute lil gentleman baby ;)

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    1. At Warm Up the musicians often play "Hey Joe" and for the rest of the night that's all I hear :) thanks Dan

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  5. AWwww...he's a cute little guy!He looks all warm and fresh-baked. I bet you can wait to snuggle him!

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  6. Awesome news Joe, I hope he grows to be everything you all wanted of him.

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  7. Congrats, Joe. Nothing like holding a new baby...restores faith that above all else, goes on... :)

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    1. Thanks MC... My 3 have grown up so it's nice to have a brand new baby :)

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