Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Highway 14 Mile 289

Char and I just returned from a road trip. Like most of our trips it was full of memorable moments. The most memorable moment of this trip happened in South Dakota on highway 14 at mile marker 289. That’s where we found out we were going to be grandparents – again.

Char answered her cell phone and the conversation went something like this:

Tiffany: Mom, do you have a speaker phone?
Char: Yes.
Tiffany: Do you know how to use it?
Char: Yes.
Tiffany: Can you put us on speaker phone?

Char put the phone on speaker and Tiffany then told us she was pregnant.

A short time later Char sent them a text message which read, “Dad is driving erratically and is talking about putting the van in a ditch.” Actually, we were both pretty happy and excited for Tiffany and Jason – and us.


Blogger Live Well, Laugh Often and Love Much said...

We are so excited for the new addition.Congratulations to Tiff & Jason and the grandparents "again". Heck while I'm on a roll congratulations to the coolest
aunt this child will have !

I just have to ask, can you ever do anything with out have some sort of significant life change tied to it ?

Love the post !

12:06 PM  
Blogger nora said...

Love, love, love!
That is dangerous news to deliver while driving. When are they due?

3:03 PM  
Blogger Rachel said...

Oh how exciting!! A new grandbaby to spoil rotten!! Congratulations to Jason and Tiffany!!

3:40 PM  
Blogger Cliff said...

Congratulations to all. Good news.

9:56 PM  
Blogger Cliff said...

How do you spell Ralphette?

9:57 PM  
Blogger Cheyenne said...

What wonderful news! Congratulations to all.

10:41 PM  
Blogger EV said...

Congratulations, Guys!

4:13 PM  
Anonymous Lanny said...

I think Ralphette is perfect! Babies are divine! Congratulations one and all!

4:39 PM  
Blogger Jerry in Indiana said...

Congratulations to Mom and Dad

And also to Nana and Papaw!

10:08 PM  
Blogger Paul Nichols said...

You'd better watch out, Ralph. Seems like every time you're on Hwy 14 at Milepost 289 you get life-changing news. Congratulations to you and your family! Many blessings.

11:41 PM  
Blogger Aravis said...

Congratulations to you all!!!

10:41 PM  
Blogger Granny Annie said...

They were sure brave to give you that news while you were in a moving vehicle. Congratulations!

By the way, what happened to your books of your blog Ralph? I bought one but cannot find anymore?

6:06 AM  
Blogger possum said...

Congratulations! I am so happy for you all.

9:31 AM  
Blogger Rachel said...

Ralphette? Hahahaha....Can you imagine!!

How do you spell Ralphalene? That covers you and Char both!

If she is named Ralphalene
Maybe she'll own some Valvolines!

If Tiff has a boy they can use that name as well. Hey, I think I've come up with a good idea! Do you think Tiff and Jason will like it?

6:55 PM  
Anonymous DOR said...

Thanks everyone. We are very excited. And I think we will pass on Ralphette and Ralphalene, but I will run them both by Jason.

9:39 AM  
Anonymous DOR said...

Thanks to all. I think we will probably pass on Ralphette and Ralphalene, but I will run them both by Jason and see what he says

1:00 PM  

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