Tag Archives: Mom

The Broach

It was a gift to me by a precious soul, who was trying to divest herself of so many “things” so as not to be possessed by them—and she passed them on with love and an open hand.  I was … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day–Gone But Not Gone

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The Adventures of Mother Hood

We’ve been tracking her, but she remains at large. What makes her so difficult to nab is that she doesn’t have one identifying skill or MO.  Her crimes are varied, her operations covert. She’s extremely brilliant to have avoided detection … Continue reading

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I Will Remember

Beyond the mumbling and the whining days, these bedridden, trapped and powerless days, I will remember— the cookies, fresh-baked, pink curlers in the hair, a wet washcloth planted on your head, weeding vegetables under the hot summer sun.  I will … Continue reading

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Spent

Withered, wafer thin, and worn—palliative, it would seem. And all your glories seem forgotten in the pressing now, and you lean a little more, and you breathe a little harder, and you respond less as the mind fails and the … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Family

The 2 that began it for me. (from the 80s)

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The Song is Still There

Time has been hard on some things, soft on others. Hands that planted, hoed, kneaded, washed, spanked, played, and praised are soft with disuse— in many parts the feeling gone. . Where once fingers crunched numbers, curled hair, cooked, crocheted, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Love 2

The best example of committed love to me–my mom and dad.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Thankful

It may seem cliché, but I am thankful for my mom and dad.  Their legacy of love, humor, storytelling, honesty, hard work, and most of all faith that has colored my whole life.  I thank God for them.

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