This is a very special Friday Flashback. Tomorrow is my Grandpa Charlie's birthday. He passed away May of 2009. My mom is still very upset about this loss. He was the most wonderful man that you could ever meet. He would give the shirt off of his back for you. He helped raise my mom and mom tells me living with Grandpa Charlie for 20 some years she can't ever remember a time that he got mad at her or ever made her feel like he didn't love her. Mom still cries a lot thinking about him no longer being here but she is trying to move on with life because that is what Grandpa would have wanted. This picture is so special to mom because Grandpa was staying at our house the weekend that they picked up their new foster dog...ME! This is a picture of me meeting Grandpa Charlie for the very first time. He used to call me his "little blue eyes" because he had a hard time saying my name but I didn't mind being his little blue eyes. He always asked mom about me when she would call to check in on him since he lived 3 hours away.
Happy Birthday Grandpa Charlie we love and miss you SO very much.