Papa’s World – SWEET 16 our grand daughter ELLA !

I remember the day all those years ago –

when her mother turned the SWEET 16.

Yesterday – it was Ella – our second to oldest grand daughter !

Ella Myers

When she was little – barely walking – she would run to me –

climb into my lap – or around company – hide behind my legs.

We almost lost her when she was really young –

She got something from a turtle –

and she spent almost a week in the ICU and hospital –

so small and so afraid.

A drawing of a Turtle eating a Strawberry
in Pencil drawn by Ella Myers

Now today – she has a roomful of turtles – pictures – memento’s

drawings – who would of guessed !

TINY as her dad calls her

Through the years – from broken foot – to sprained wrist –

To another broken bone in her foot –

She was stepped on in soccer ( her love)

To coming down the wrong way on it –

Sitting out two years of playing soccer –

to coming named as MVP on her JV team –

as a Sophomore –

Now she is once again ready for travel soccer !

TINY no more.
Almost as tall as Sherry who is 5 ‘ 9 “

Turning 16 – drivers permit

about to start her Junior year –

and after TWO YEARS of sitting out travel soccer

She tried out and made the team as a Midfielder!

And – like her sister – can run !

Without practice – she can run a sub 6 minute mile !

With her tiny admirers

In the picture above – a box of LEGO’S – special box –

And a letter from the both of us

She loves Star Wars – and this is a Star wars lego.

The note reads – you are going to Hollywood Studios in Florida.

You will board a airplane – fly down – stay a week with us –

And spend the day in the new STAR WARS AMUSEMENT PARK –

Reading the letter
A Taco holder made to look like a dinosaur

Ella – like Maddy when she turned 16 ( she swam with the Manatee’s )

will celebrate in Florida with us –

a memory they will both remember for a long time.

Sweet 16 birthday party

Today – her and her friends will tube down a river

Soon – in a few weeks – travel soccer practice will begin.

Her older sister will leave for college to begin her college soccer practice.

But – for one day – as it was those many – many years ago for her mother

SWEET 16 !!!!

ELLA ( tiny ) MYERS

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Papas World – Took a little trip – with ELLA!

We had been planning this for 6 months –

She turned 16 last Summer and for her present

We would take her to the thing she wanted the most!

Ever since she could talk and walk

SHE LOVES STAR WARS !

Everything in her bedroom – STAR WARS!

So – we were coming to Florida for a month

just to get out of the cold

We could take her out of school

( she had all her classes caught up)

And we found good price on plane ticket home

( it cost more to check her bag than her ticket)

Ella
Star Wars
her birthday wish!

We arrived on Saturday in Winter Haven

and we had tickets for Monday at Hollywood Studios!

Ella and Sherry

It was everything she wanted!

Ella and the
Storm troopers!
Sherry and Ella
having fun in one of the stores

We managed to either ride or attend 10 different rides

and shows while we were there!

Ella showed us
how to operate the TV
in our condo! LOL

She is quiet and so good respectful

For some reason when ever she gets into a car

she falls asleep!

Heading for our first ride
sunshine and cool
43 degrees!

We made it to the rides

the longest wait was a little over a hour

some were only 20 minutes

and several of the shows we walked right in!

You can see
just how happy she is!

She is so easy to take anywhere

polite – quiet -and thankful!

Ella and Sherry
on the spinning ride!

It was a long day – we stayed until after the park closed!

I would take her anywhere!

Ella and Sherry

Walking together – grand daughter and grand mother

A picture says it all

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