Celebrating Mother’s Day...

May 13, 2012 by

When I stopped seeing my mother with the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself. ~ Nancy Friday...

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My Unforgettable Mother

May 8, 2011 by

I wrote the post below in October 2008 and as I tried to write a Mother’s Day post this year I decided that I felt pretty much...

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My Creative Inspiration

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,...

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Remembering Barbara

May 7, 2011 by

I lost my Mom 10 years ago-at times it feels like eons, other times it was a blink ago. If you’ve lost your Mom you probably...

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Mummy I Remember …

May 7, 2011 by

Memories of my mom sometimes feel like faded rose petals. Rose petals at the stage when they are velvety but the color has changed...

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The Best Gift I Ever Got

May 7, 2011 by

Most of my life has been spent traveling and moving from place to place and job to job.  The one constant was my mother’s...

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Direct Connections: My Mother,...

May 6, 2011 by

My mother always cared about her appearance. In the Hospice facility where she spent her last two weeks, the staff knew her as the...

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Clutter and Keys – How M...

May 6, 2011 by

Much to my dismay, I had to cancel the housecleaning service this week. I’ve outsourced my housecleaning as long as I can remember...

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Caring Comes In Threes

May 6, 2011 by

When Toby suggested we write about our moms for Mother’s Day, I thought it was a wonderful idea; but for me, it was also a very...

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My Life Will Be Different From...

May 6, 2011 by

During the 20th century, it was a common goal of determined females: That our lives would be different from that of our mother’s. I...

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Notes from a Deliberate Non-Mo...

May 6, 2011 by

I’ve never been a mom. Even though I had the kind of mother every kid hopes for – one who was always there when I came...

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Mother’s Day Strawberry Shortc...

May 6, 2011 by

Strawberry shortcake is a Mother’s Day tradition at our house, not because my mother particularly cares about it, but because I do,...

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