My grandfather, who was like a dad to me, passed away on 3/22/06. He lived almost 10 years longer than they told him he would after he had quadrupal bypass. He was a fighter! There were many battles with his health the last few years of his life but he found his strength and was able to return home from long term care to die. I could tell you a lot of stories but the one that sticks out was his "eyebrows". He had this way of curling his eyebrows when he was mad. He could do it on command but when he was really mad it took on a whole different meaning. Anyway-the irony. At the exact time my grandpa passed away, I was having my first ultrasound to establish a due date with my fourth child. It was too early to determine the sex, and we did not find out until the baby was born. He was a beautiful, healthy boy born in October. Tonight it finally struck me as ironic that the same time I was having my ultrasound, Grandpa passed away. I guess I haven't thought too much about it but tonight my little guy got really mad because I wouldn't let him climb on a chair to get to the kitchen counter. As I was putting him on a time out, he gave me "the Grandpa eyebrow". It made me take a step back. Thanks for reading and I am wondering, has had one of these "ironic" moments?
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