Daily Ditty #29 - Beautiful Custis

I have known Custis Spencer Glover for my whole "adult" life (defined as day one of college).

She is the best. Period.

 That's Beautiful Custis on the left (then me BB, then Kim Henley then Peggy Tanner on the right)

That's Beautiful Custis on the left (then me BB, then Kim Henley then Peggy Tanner on the right)

Beautiful Custis

Gentle and kind

A truer person you never will find.

 

Beautiful Custis

No southern belle.

Sweet, yes, but sweetness can be strong as hell.

 

             Very first person

I met at school.

Freshman trip hiking –

Man, was she cool!

 

Golden Girl Custis

John came along.

Full of charisma, their feelings grew strong.

 

Walking with Custis

In Toulouse, France.

“Jean, il me manque!”

Mon dieu! The romance.

 

Blushing Bride Custis

We were all floored -

They cut the cake with that Bob E. Lee’s sword.

 

First came the babies,

Then Amsterdam

Paris soon followed –

Oh, life was glam.

 

Blushing Bride Amy

Radiant Mom

Both wearing sari’s - yup, they were the bomb.

 

Hard-working Custis

Giving her all

To Mom, John and children

And that Stratford Hall!

 

Beautiful Custis,

Heart of pure gold

Though it’s your birthday you’ll never grow old.

 

My dear friend Custis

As years go by

Let’s keep on walking together, you and I.