Cranks My Tractor

Published: Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 09:48 AM.

Then again, perhaps the answer possibly is knowing sorrow has made room for all this joy and happiness.  She has lost many of her loved ones including a grandson and a husband much too early in their lives.

She keeps going and keeps saying how blessed she is.

Recently, Aunt Ruby’s health hasn’t been so good, but you’d never know it.  A day or two before she had to check into the hospital, she was sitting in the car with her daughter watching the local junior college play baseball. 

She noted, “We parked near the outfield, it was a gorgeous day, God outdid Himself today!”

Perhaps it was because “her boys” won.  None are related to her, they just play in the rural Alabama town where she now lives. Honestly, I think if either team won, she would be just as happy.

She loves baseball. 

She still watches her grandsons when her health permits and watched her son and husband play the game.  Her son played college basketball.  “The Georgia Peach,” Ty Cobb told the St. Louis Cardinals to give her husband a shot to play baseball many years ago.

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