May Malen's Diary-Chapter 7

my newest granddaughter at Norfolk

I have no idea why, but Abuelo has loved me ever since I was born. There must be many reasons. One of which is to be the youngest member of the family. On the other hand, he is very tender with my cousins Tomas and Maira Rose, whom arrived to this world well ahead of my time.  Whatever the reason may be, he loves me and adores me, so he says and I can feel it. There is no day with any news from Abuelo. He says he would love to be with me all the time of the world. He says he would like to teach me how to walk properly, as he did with Mum. She was too little and was able to walk grabbed by Abuelo´s hand. He was very tricky: Mum felt Abuelo by her believing that he was supporting her. However, he used to put his large finger on her shoulders for Mum to feel she was secure at his hands. One day, the secret was revealed: as Mum felt Abuelo behind her, she walked fat and pinkie cheeks as she was, when abuelo there appeared in front of her. He had made a curve [Read more…]