Heart of Jade

GirlsHorseClub.com Blog Archive on September 2, 2009, 8:00

by HorseFeathers, age 16

Grandmum is on her last seasons. She spends most of her days sleeping in bed or reading from father’s old Bible. Grandmum always acted strong and independent but the county doctor told me different. He confirmed that her old age had finally worn her down. Grandmum’s soul could depart any day now. I cried myself to sleep most nights knowing she was all I had left. After she was gone, I would be sent to the orphan’s house three cities away.

Mum had died giving birth to me in the very log cabin I live in today. Grandpa had died years before so then

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