Friday, October 24, 2014

A unexpected happy ending!

So each year, the week before Halloween, I go here:


For 2 days there's a little craft fair in their back yard.


This time, Violet came with me.




As fascinating as some of the things were though, 
I didn't find anything that I couldn't live without…

 These were actually carved from the inside of golf balls.

Violet on the other hand decided right away what she needed…



But when I saw the price, it was time to distract her.
 (It wasn't even new. But as Violet said to me, 
"It's from Frozen, Grandma Honey!")

 Moving on, walking across the yard …
I had no idea Violet could read PRINCESS on that step stool! 

Then she said pleadingly, 
"Grandma Honey I really need this step stool 
for my baffroom." 


"Please Grandma, I need it for my baffroom." 
she said at least twice more.


I kept thinking, Violet is so tiny, and she doesn't have a step stool? I better get it for her. 

 She patiently waited her turn in line.

As we were walking out to the car,  I heard Violet say to herself, 
"Now I have TWO step stools for my baffroom!" 

Why did I not even think to ask her if she had one already?

But the best part happened as we were getting in the car. 
Where as Dennis always lifts the girls into their car seats, 
I have them get in by themselves.



Which was a blessing because Violet got distracted for a moment 
as she found Dennis' missing wedding ring on the floor of the 
car! He had been looking for it for 3 weeks!



 As I pulled the car up to Violet's house, 
she said to me from the back seat, 
"I need my ring back now."

Sorry little girl. This one is ours. 
I put it on Grandpa's finger 15 years ago last week. 

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

great story!
darlene

Anonymous said...

I thought golf balls were filled with rubber bands. No?
darlene

Karen Mortensen said...

Glad she got the step stool and found the ring.

Scrapally said...

That is the best story I have heard in a long time! Love it! I love the house of the craft fair...it is beautiful.

Tyler Heasley said...

Violet looks like she is holding the One Ring of Power. Brock must be so proud.

(Lord of the Rings reference.)

-Karen

Rebecca said...

Sooooooooooo cute! I love Violet stories! And so happy she found your ring.

EG CameraGirl said...

Violet is adorable! And isn't it great that she found the ring!

grandmapeg said...

You have to admit, that little Princess stool is very cute :-) I'm sure she will remember forever that you bought that for her.