x, 228 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
My four grandparents -- Hiding from my favorite people on earth -- Sister love and sister strife -- A letter from Ganny on Barbara's and my birthday -- Do not speak to me of "balance" -- The wrong movie -- Out there on the water -- Henry's letter to Gampy -- The opposite of fear is love -- Times I have cried (a partial list) -- Gentle protection -- A letter from Jenna and Barbara to Sasha and Malia -- "To thine own self be true" -- Comfort care -- Mirror, mirror -- The greatest gift -- "I know you miss them, too" -- Summer rain -- "Poor Henry" -- My girls as sisters -- The stone ring -- Dreams of my mother -- "Every woman gets her baby in her time" -- "I learned a lot from our lunch" -- Harold -- April showers bring May fog -- Saying goodbye to Grammee Jenna -- Happy birthday, Ganny -- Father's day in Maine -- Walking to the gate -- Acknowledgments.
"Jenna Bush Hager, the former first daughter and granddaughter, #1 New York Times bestselling author, and coanchor of the Today show, shares moving, funny stories about her beloved grandparents and the wisdom they passed on that has shaped her life" -- Amazon.com.
To the world, George and Barbara Bush were America's president and first lady. To Hager, they were her beloved Gampy and Ganny, who taught her about respect, humility, kindness, and living a life of passion and meaning-- timeless lessons that continue to guide her. In Midland, Texas, her maternal grandparents, Harold and Jenna Welch-- Pa and Grammee-- lived a quieter life, yet their influence was no less indelible to their granddaughter. Now the mother of three young children, Hager pays homage to her grandparents, capturing the joyous and bittersweet nature of life itself, and uplifted by their grandparents' sage advice and incomparable spirits. -- adapted from jacket
Seasons of love and loss