I think I might get to be a grandmother at long last. Here is granddaughter Celeste and our grandson, still unnamed. They are beautiful children and a blessing. I hope they will always feel that inside their hearts.
I hope I can be a grandmother consistently for a long time and influence in a good way these two young souls. They deserve to have an easier life than their mother and grandmother did. They deserve to be surrounded by goodness. They deserve all that life has to gift.
Will and I will do our best to put all we can into it as if we were like those mothers and grandmothers, fathers and grandfathers who took being parents and grandparents for granted. Will and I, however, know all too well what a miracle, what a vulnerable miracle, how out of our hands that great gift is. We don't have much to say about it so we pray.
I am a citizen of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe. I am a Nikkei descendant sansei (third generation);retired teacher, involved in the Winnemem tribal responsibility to Water, Salmon, and our belief that the Sacred is our Teacher. Working locally for human rights and supporting youth leadership.