The Bushes have been a force in U.S. politics for years. The family has been powerful for generations, but only when George H.W. Bush became president that the family name really took off. The Bushes established a home in Kennebunkport before long, and they would spend their summers there together enjoying the sunshine and the ocean. Now the wife of H.W., Barbara Bush, has passed on, and the family has been thrown into a state of grief.
This summer they spent their first vacation in Kennebunkport without the matriarch of their family. It must have been hard to enjoy such an emotional and important place in all of their lives without one of the most important people in their lives.
Jenna Bush Hager posted a picture of her and her twin sister Barbara, along with their grandfather George H.W. She captioned the post with a heartfelt message that has now inspired many across the web.
“Back now… but dreamed of Maine last night. Love this place… love these people. What a magical week with the ones I adore.”
They were missing Barbara of course, but you have to make the best of it sometimes. Everybody passes on at some point, and she had many years on this earth to enjoy with her loving family and close friends.
Barbara succumbed to congestive heart failure and obstructive pulmonary disease at the age of 92. She experienced so much of life and always had a smile on her face no matter what!
Jenna didn’t stop with the one happy picture though! She posted several of her daughters having the time of their lives, enjoying all of the amenities that having a family compound offers. These kids were born into one of the proudest families in America, and they don’t even know it yet.
Jenna’s husband, Henry Chase Hager, also made an appearance on her popular Instagram page. It seems that anyone she hangs out with could become a star at any moment! She captured one of her daughter’s in a particularly hilarious pose recently and her fans online went wild!
“Living her best life,” the caption reads, as her daughter Poppy wipes ice cream all over her face! Having kids is an adventure unlike any other, right? Sometimes you just have to stop and smell the roses, and enjoy the time you have while they are little. Before long, that cute little ice-cream covered face is going to be asking you for college tuition!
Her family seems to love the attention, and it doesn’t hurt that they are all very photogenic. Sometimes you just have to roll with what you’ve got, and this family knows how to make the most of a summer vacation! Beaches, family, ice cream, and sunshine – what more could a person really ask for?
Grandpa George just hit 94 years of age, and the years have brought with them a lot of wisdom. Hopefully, he’s been able to share that wisdom with his loving granddaughters. While the Bushes have been under fire recently for a variety of issues and controversies, they haven’t let it stop them from enjoying their summer.
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