It's National Grandparents Day: Let's Adopt Me a Grandma! (PHOTOS)

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we love grandma plaque signToday is National Grandparents Day, and my dear Grandmas are no longer with us. I was closest with my maternal Grandma and she's been gone now for more than eight years, and I miss her soft, white hair and her always-painted fingernails and her hugs, which she called "loves."

So sometimes I admit I think about adopting a grandma. To get me through the times when I miss my own. I mean, think about it? There are some incredibly cool options out there in the grandma department. So many wonderful shapes and sizes and features from which to choose. 

Oh, but let's get one thing straight. NO ONE, no matter how cool her Scrabble skills or how dreamy her microwave reheats, can ever replace my Grandma. NO ONE. However, I am seeking a super special runner up for friendship and love and homemade cookies. Here are some traits I hope to find in my adopted grandma.

Hi. Will you be my Grandma?


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  • 1. She's bigger than life.


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  • 2. She decorates just right.


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  • 3. She loves to chat.


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  • 4. And chat and chat.


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  • 5. And sometimes she even naps with a cat.


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  • 6. She might drive a cool orange car.


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  • 7. She might dress like a movie star.


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  • 8. Triplet grannies would make my heart grow.


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  • 9. Of course, all that matters is she loves me so.


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