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A Tribute to My Mother

Sunday, May 09, 2021

My mother -
* had a complete homecooked meal on the table every day at 5:00.
*worked full time in a factory - but worked up to a supervisor quickly
*crocheted jewelry for my sister and me
*sewed our clothes to match when we were little & dressed us to the hilt for Easter Sunday
*sewed Barbie clothes for our dolls
*found ways to save money (vegetable garden, etc.)
*advocated for my sister and our needs when dad didn't want to spend the money
*saved S&H Green stamps from the grocery store to buy special things
*took my sister and I to a boysenberry patch to pick boysenberry's
*was an only child
*had a big heart but could hold her own - a tough cookie
*worked hard
*diagnosed with cancer at 57
*died suddenly

I still miss her to this day. There are so many things I would like to tell her now, especially as I have gotten older and gained a different outlook about her struggles throughout the years. I know that she is with me in spirit and I lift my eyes up to let her know I love her and have faith even during the darkest of times.

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