As I have two young granddaughters, first part of the assignment is easy. The most memorable moments involves these lovely ladies. I am sure that I will always remember of youngest granddaughter holding out her two hands or pointing to indicate that she wants to be held by Grandma or carried around the room by Grandpa. Another sweet memory is our almost four-year old granddaughter greeting us at the door and inviting her grandparents to their home in the most grown-up manner.
For the stupidest and craziest, I would have to say waiting all Christmas Eve afternoon for the cable guy to repair our cable that was downed by a tree limb in a recent ice storm. The cable guy was to arrive between 1:00 - 4:00 PM. The appointed hour came and past without the appearance or word from the repairman. We did receive a call about 4:30 from the man saying that he would be at our home by within 30 minutes. Now of course, we can live without cable, and I do have sympathy for anyone working on a holiday. However, the cable company did set this specific time. But the lateness of the hour was an inconvenience as the Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at our church began at 6:00 PM. Additionally, although we are now able to watch our favorite shows, the cable still lies on the ground outside our home. The cable guy did tell us to call the cable company in the spring when the ground thaws to request that the cable be buried. (You can bet that they will hear from us before then.)
The evening did have a wonderful ending. The church service was remarkable, and as usual our pastor gave an outstanding sermon that included a magic trick by a magician from our congregation.