The Eyes of a Child

I was just reflecting that many people say they feel old when they become a grandparent, but I’m feeling young again. This will be the fifth time that I’ll get to experience and explore life through the eyes of a child–and that NEVER gets old to me. Every bug, rock, leaf, raindrop, and rainbow take on a whole new sense of wonder, awe, and amazement, and are worthy of much time and contemplation. Puddles become playgrounds. “Walks” become stops, to take the time to REALLY LOOK at the wonders and miracles all around us. In the meantime, just gazing into the little guys eyes, as he gazes into mine, is more than enough for me.

About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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