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My Creative Inspiration - All The Single Girlfriends

My Creative Inspiration

Happy Mother's Day

May 8, 2011 by

My mother was a school nurse for many years in our town’s elementary school system.  She has accomplished so much in her life, but she would not agree as she is very self-effacing!

My mom has tended to making all of the dozens of homes she and my dad have owned into beautiful spaces that bring together our large and extended family, including 7 nieces and nephews. From beach houses to city dwellings, it’s all about everyone else.

She is a lot of fun too, and despite being diagnosed with breast cancer late last year, she rides her bike with my dad up to 30 miles a day several days a week. I can’t think of any other word to describe my lovely mother, other than an inspiration!

The picture of my mom is from the Fab at 50 party for the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the birth control pill in NYC this past October.

The mermaid is a symbol that my mom loves as a welcome to our family home on Martha’s Vineyard for the passing sailors to see!


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Kelley Connors Has Written 6 Articles For Us!

I’m a health care marketing consultant and social media strategist working virtually with partners on the east and west coast. Here’s my women’s blog, Real Women on Health! and my new marketing to women blog. I love to row crew with the Maritime Rowing Club in Norwalk, Connecticut and enjoy the friendship of a dozen ladies at the club who meet the early morning twice or three times a week.
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  1. Kelley,

    Thanks for sharing this!

  2. Kelley – Thanks for sharing the story of your caring mom. 30-mile bike rides .. that is an inspiration unto itself! Warm thoughts to your mom and your family.

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