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Author Topic: My Grandson  (Read 1447 times)

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My Grandson
« on: December 14, 2017, 10:08:59 AM »
In August when my son and family visited, their main goal was to take Brianna, my grandson's fiance, to Disney World, so he could propose. Bri has an obsession with Disney world. She's been there 25 times and lives 1,000 miles away. Everything she wears from shoes to shorts to hats is DW related.

This is a picture just before he got down on his knee in front of the Magic Kingdom to propose. Notice, he has the engagement ring in the selfie shot, but Bri was too interested in making sure she didn't have any food stuck in her teeth, that she never noticed the ring. My grandson kept waiting for her to notice it, but she never did.




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Re: My Grandson
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2017, 10:12:46 AM »
I just won this LIFE magazine on ebay as a Christmas gift for her. I hope she doesn't have one.








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Re: My Grandson
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Re: My Grandson
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2017, 08:58:17 PM »
They're a beautiful couple!  I can't believe that she didn't see the ring in the selfie!  How long before she realized he was proposing?

I think she'll love the gift!  There is so much Disney merchandise out there, but I highly doubt she has that old Life magazine.  Great idea Genie!

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Re: My Grandson
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2017, 11:08:15 PM »
Oh, this is so beautiful! Genie, what a wonderful gift you found!
These kind of events are what make life worth living, aren't they?

But ... am I right in thinking this is not your only grandchild? Is he the one you told us about before? The firefighter?
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Re: My Grandson
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2017, 08:29:22 AM »
Oh, this is so beautiful! Genie, what a wonderful gift you found!
These kind of events are what make life worth living, aren't they?

But ... am I right in thinking this is not your only grandchild? Is he the one you told us about before? The firefighter?

He was, once upon a time, and he did get an award for it, plus he was on the fire squad at his college.

I have two grands.

He's the one that just graduated Suma Cum Lauda in two majors - Electrical Engineering and Political Science.

He's been working where his father does for many years. He started out as a summer intern for several years and then was hired on straight out of college. He had Top Secret or very high Clearance at 16.  LOL  He did work for his father for a while, then went over to researching green energies for the military. Now he's doing something else.

Both he and his father have those short haircuts.

This is a vehicle that my son spent several years with.  He said, "You can it, but there are 14 antennas on that vehichle,"  which came from the research of his department.




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Re: My Grandson
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2017, 08:38:05 AM »
They're a beautiful couple!  I can't believe that she didn't see the ring in the selfie!  How long before she realized he was proposing?

I think she'll love the gift!  There is so much Disney merchandise out there, but I highly doubt she has that old Life magazine.  Great idea Genie!

There must be 500 pictures from my son and his wife if that gives you any idea.  No she never say it while taking the selfie. She felt so bad that her nail polish was all chipped and couldn't show her ring off - although they made her do it anyway. When my grandson got down on his one knee, a crowd gathered and cheered them on.
I think they're the same age, about 26. She has her Masters in teaching.They've been going together for about 3 years. My grandson had to move from Jersey to Maryland after college. She's still up there somewhere. I think the wedding is next August.




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Re: My Grandson
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2017, 08:39:53 AM »

I think she'll love the gift!  There is so much Disney merchandise out there, but I highly doubt she has that old Life magazine.  Great idea Genie!

Yes, it is a $45 Ebay items.

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Re: My Grandson
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2017, 05:13:08 PM »
That's such a great gift Genie! I imagine it will really mean a lot to her

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Re: My Grandson
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2017, 10:21:52 PM »
That's such a great gift Genie! I imagine it will really mean a lot to her

I hope so.  I've known about her for several years but have only met her the one time.

I'll everyone I know how it goes.


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Re: My Grandson
« Reply #10 on: December 26, 2017, 06:22:47 PM »
So sweet! Congrats to your grandson, Genie!

That Life magazine is a really fun and unique gift idea--I bet she loved it!

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Re: My Grandson
« Reply #11 on: December 26, 2017, 07:41:52 PM »
So sweet! Congrats to your grandson, Genie!

That Life magazine is a really fun and unique gift idea--I bet she loved it!

Talking with my son today, although not being present when she opened it, was told she was very excited to receive it.  I'm glad I happened to think about it. I just went to ebay, feeling she owned everything they ever produced but found the magazine and just hoped. It went very well.


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Re: My Grandson
« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2018, 03:42:41 PM »
So sweet! Congrats to your grandson, Genie!

That Life magazine is a really fun and unique gift idea--I bet she loved it!

Talking with my son today, although not being present when she opened it, was told she was very excited to receive it.  I'm glad I happened to think about it. I just went to ebay, feeling she owned everything they ever produced but found the magazine and just hoped. It went very well.

That's great! With a gift that's so creative in and of itself, along with the careful thought you put into it, I bet she thought it was really special!

 


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