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On Mother’s Day I honor my mother’s wild sense of fun and abandonment. The world of people was her carnival.  She was endlessly fascinated by them, and captivated more than a few herself. I am forever grateful for her wonderful spirit and a desire to connect  so strong that she taught herself two languages, Polish and Spanish.  I love you, Mother, and am grateful for the lessons you taught with your life.

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The way to my heart is through my garden. For Mother’s Day my daughter gave me this unreal pot of calla lillies to enjoy and later plant in the garden. Please don’t anyone tell the squirrels where the bulbs are. I want to see these again and again.

From my daughter, unreal calla lillies to be planted in my garden.

And from one son the mama birds and I got an amazing bird bath, one I have dreamed about for years. From the other son, there is something to scent the garden, Confederate jasmine. P1050536You must move in closer and see the frog band playing instruments around the rim. P1050544

In the searing heat, my son-in-law dug up two anoying stumps that marred the yard for years and moved my rain barrel to the spot on the side where it belongs. 

It’s good to be queen for a day. Thank you, kids and kids-in-law and grands for your phone calls. I won’t forget this one.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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