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Sunday, May 10, 2015

Momsie's Day

Even at this tender age, I was
not a beach girl.  Note expression.
(Doesn't Mom look like Jackie K?)

I like to think that I celebrate my mother every day.  I love her to pieces and am very happy and lucky that she is still such a big part of my life.  My youngest sis found this photograph of Mom and me.  It made my heart just rocket right up and lodge in my throat.

Happy Mother's Day to my own, sweet mother and to all the rest of you wonderful gals out there!

22 comments:

Sue said...

What a great photo!
You are indeed fortunate to have your mom. It's been 14 years and I still miss mine.
( though--truth be told, there were sure days that she drove me crazy!!)

jaz@octoberfarm said...

as soon as i saw the photo i thought, what is jackie kennedy doing on this blog?

Mama Pea said...

What a wonderful photo! And, yes, your mom certainly does strongly resemble Jackie Kennedy in it. My daughter and I were recently discussing why bonnets like the one you're wearing went out of style. They were so useful for little ones out in the sun. I have a picture of my male cousin and me (both of us about 3 years old) standing in Grandma and Grandpa's back yard. His mom had put one of my bonnets on him because the sun was so bright. I'm sure he'd be delighted to see that photo now. Back in the day, there were also winter ones to shield baby's eyes on bright days outdoors.

Thank you for the Mother's Day greetings. I know your furry kids appreciate you big bunches as their mom!

DFW said...

At that angle, she's the spitting image of her!

Kristina said...

Such a nice photo! Happy Mother's Day!

Amy Dingmann said...

Aw, nice picture! And I love that you're warily looking at the water - that would have been me too. :)

Sandy Livesay said...

Susan,

A beautiful picture of your Mother. She does look like Jackie. Happy Mother's Day!

Michelle said...

Yes! And Happy Mother's Day to the best caretaker all your friend, family and animals could ever ask for!

Fiona said...

Yes Jackie but holding a very skeptical beach child!

Buttons Thoughts said...

HUGS my friend. B

Susan said...

Jaz - That's what I'd like to know! :) Hope you had a wonderful Mother's Day and that someone else did the cooking....

Susan said...

Mama Pea - She made that bonnet - I think it would be great to have an adult version. Maybe that's something I will put on The List. Hope you had a wonderful day!

Susan said...

DFW - Isn't she? She is such a sweetie.

Susan said...

Kristina - Thank you! I hope you had a wonderful Mother's Day.

Susan said...

Amy - I was probably looking at the sand with horror and even more horror at the water beyond...

Susan said...

Sandy - I hope you were able to enjoy Mothers Day between the storms!

Susan said...

Michelle - Aw, thanks - it takes one to know one!

Susan said...

Fiona - I've been a skeptic since birth... :)

Susan said...

Hugs to you and your sweet mom, too, Buttons xo

Susan said...

Sue - I think that we (and they) love us despite our flaws. I know I drove my mother to distraction for years. I owe her.

Unknown said...

Wonderful photo :)

Erin said...

Gorgeous photo!