Musings and Amusings

X is for the Fourth x

X Letter

Yup, breaking my own theme has been the most consistent theme in my A to Z postings. I announced my theme as Objects and – give me credit – I wrote about a few objects. More often I wrote about Nouns which aren’t quite the same thing as Objects, and sometimes I stretched even further.

X will be a day I remain consistent with breaking my own theme. I started to look through the dictionary, and the first four words (?) listed were: X, X, x and x.

I chose the fourth x which says “Math”, then a little further states: “power of magnification“. I decided to stretch that to “power of magnitude“.

I have tried to find a way to describe the magnitude of joy I felt the day my granddaughter, Raqi, was born; to describe the magnitude by which my heart has grown in the almost-eight years she has been in our lives. My love for her is so strong and vast; I have been rendered speechless by its impact.

If x is the power of magnitude, then I love Raqi x to the x power infinitely multiplied by x.


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Comments on: "X is for the Fourth x" (27)

  1. Glad you broke your theme, it made it more personal like we were on a journey with you! And this has been your best post. Adorable. Lovely photos x

    • Thank you, Lainey. I know Mom’s and G’moms know the love I feel. Wish I could show her face with great expressions, but agreed with family not to do that.

  2. Wow that first picture is just adooooooreable, really wow, love it ๐Ÿ™‚ xx

  3. She’s a darling and worth breaking your theme for. Xcellent choice ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Thank you. I had one of those days when I needed to write my love because it was spilling out. Fortunately I could squeeze it into my then-blank x post.

  4. What a lovely girl she is! X-quisite ๐Ÿ˜€

  5. She’s beautiful. I completely understand that infinite love we have for our grandchildren. It never quits growing!

    • Yes, I’m sure you have it, too! These years are so rewarding. I hope yours are close enough to visit often. We are seeing many g’parents move to be closer to g’children. Mine are all within an hour’s drive so weekly time is do-able.

  6. As my oldest son gets closer to graduating high school, I realize that becoming a grandparent is not as nebulous a thing as I once thought it was (though, granted, I hope he waits a while ๐Ÿ˜‰ ). But when that day does come, you’ve given me something to look forward to. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Yes, let’s hope he gets a decade+ under his belt first !! I chose not to have children, so loving this child was truly not on my radar until it was. God’s gift.

  7. Awwww – what a great way to break your theme with x! And I love that name – Raqi! I’m glad you’ve gotten to experience that joy – I was super excited when my nieces were born (no kids for me). โค

    • Yeah, no kids for me either. Have great memories of lots of family time with my now-grown nieces & nephews. You are right; theylre the best!

  8. What a joy to be a grandmother. She looks like a great kid. I love her snazzy sneakers.

  9. What a beautiful little girl…now X your one by nine and that is how many I have….

    • I cannot believe you find time to blog with everyone you take care of, raise, provide for and shower with love. You are one amazing woman, Paula! Thanks for stopping by.

  10. The grandparent/grandchild dynamic is a wonderful thing. I never knew it and I’m not yet a grandmother, like Carrie, I can wait for that one. Beautiful pictures.

  11. What a gorgeous little girl she is! I’m glad you decided to break your theme (once again ๐Ÿ˜‰ ) and share your love for her with us.

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