Tag : sentimental

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When I got home from work on Monday there was a package at the door.  This isn’t unusual because my husband gets a lot of packages delivered to the house for work.  However, this time it was for me and it was from my Mom.   I opened the box and it made me cry. This …
Dear Daughter, Have I told you lately what an awesome mother I think you are?  After spending some extended time with your son recently I am amazed at how intelligent, well adjusted and happy he is.  I think that is in large part because of you.  You are such a good Mom.  What I see …
I haven’t written much about my grandson yet because honestly how do I condense my feelings for this child into three or four paragraphs?  After all he is the reason I started this blog. One day when I'm not around anymore (a very long time from now) he will have this.  The stories I share here are for him. I’m very …
A week or so ago, one of my schools had their end of year staff meeting.  Each grade level made a presentation reflecting on the year. Some were funny.  Some were sentimental.   My favorite one was the fifth grade which had each of their students make a poster using only three words to describe their …
This is a jar of homemade pickles in my fridge that Joel made. This is the date on the calendar when we can open and eat the jar of homemade pickles that Joel made. This is a cucumber grown by Joel like the ones he used in the jar of homemade pickles in my fridge. …
We've all heard the saying “A son is a son til he takes a wife; a daughter’s a daughter the rest of her life.”   As the mother of two sons I have issues with this statement and now that my oldest is engaged to be married I like it even less. It’s true that my daughter …
My son has this tattoo on his forearm.    Why you ask? Why would he do that? That’s a question I’ve been wrestling with for over a year. The short story is he’s an idiot. The long and true story is that he wants to duplicate the tattoos his cousin Bobby had including this one.  I …
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