[Homeroast] A coffee addict in the making
sandraandina at mac.com
Mon Jan 25 15:28:05 CST 2010
You do know "Bubbie" is the traditional Yiddish term of endearment for "Grandma," right?
On Jan 25, 2010, at 3:10 PM, Lynne wrote:
> Oh, Sandy - I know what you mean. With me, it's mostly because, hey, I'll be
> alone (haven't met anyone yet), though. Don't mind it *that* much, but it *will
> *be a change.
> One of my daughters told me (when both boys were still living w/me) that
> they never expected me to end up as a typical Italian mom (w/my adult sons
> still living at home), esp. when I am so not-typically-Italian.
> Funny thing - my other 'grandson' - my other son's girlfriend's little boy
> (both whom also lived w/me for awhile) started to call me 'Bubbie' - I kept
> it since it felt right.
> Will not tell anyone that it stemmed from me telling him that I had big
> feet, when he tried to put my shoes on - and my son pointing to me, saying
> "She's 'Big Feet'.... was his toddler-speak...sigh, I'm happy being *Bubbie*,
> but not *Big Feet!*
> On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 2:48 PM, Sandy Andina <sandraandina at mac.com> wrote:
>> And you know what? Even though I left the nest (and flew 3000 miles away)
>> to marry at 20, I'm not emotionally ready to let him go yet!
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Peace & song,
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