Sunday, May 8, 2011

Happy Mother's Day!!!

I don't have a lot to say today. I am just trying to be quiet and grateful for the blessings I have been given. A wonderful heritage of loving mother's.
I am one of the few who actually got to have a personal relationship with both of my grandmothers and two of my great grandmothers. Such a rare blessing. I have so many wonderful things to say about them....but I am just going to post some of my favorite photos instead.
I wish I could have included photos of my wonderful friends and their children...and all the women in my life who teach me how to be a better mom...but for now, I wil just include the mothers in my immediate family...

For me, I spent the earlier part of my mother's day hiking a new mountain, picnicking with my kids, grilling...and just taking a break before I go outside, sun my legs while my children splash in a kiddie pool...and let my husband serve me a favorite mojito. Life is goooood!!!

My Dad's Mother "Grandmama"

"Grandmama"- with her eight children

at my wedding.
"Grandmama" died in 2008, with all of her eight children in or around her bed. She was well loved and lived a beautiful life, full of love for Jesus and everyone she encountered.

my "Nanny" (my mom's Dad's mom) with her four children

my Nanny with her brood a few years later (hint: I am the baby she is holding)

My Mother's mother "Ma-Ma"

my Mom and Ma-Ma

my Mom

on her wedding day

with me in the 70's

in the 90's

with me and my sister

with some of her grandkids

my Mother-in-law with her 4 children

with my husband with his crazy hair

my husband now


my kids

my sister and her girls

my sister-in-law and her son

my sister in law and her girls

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