51. JOURNEY IN THE SPRING (Part One)
November 15, 1976
When Charles’ mother dies, his father, Lansford Ingalls, loses the will to live. Charles brings his father back to Walnut Grove hoping it will do him some good. Spending time with his grandchildren helps Lansford recover. One day, Laura becomes angry with her grandfather after there is an accident with her horse, Bunny, He promised Laura Bunny would live and he was forced to put Bunny down when the injury was too bad. Feeling bad, Lansford leaves Walnut Grove. Realizing her anger was misplaced, Laura is able to find her grandfather and convinces him to return home with her..