“When your mother asks, "Do you want a piece of advice?" it's a mere formality. It doesn't matter if you answer yes or no. You're going to get it anyway.”
― Erma Bombeck
This is me, looking surprised on Mother’s Day today. My daughters always manage to blow me away on this day. Isn’t that nice? Yes, it is. It was Kelly’s idea to have my blog (this blog, Hunky Dory) printed into a book.
Hunky Dory in book form from my first blog post in 2014 until the end of April of this year ~ it is over 350 pages of all the pictures I’ve posted and all the words I’ve written about those pictures. I’ve never been more surprised and pleased. What a keepsake! It makes a wonderful journal of life in this family. Thank you so much, Kelly and Holly!! You blow me away with your creativity and thoughtfulness. I’ll treasure this always and enjoy looking through it again and again.
We had a great time looking back through a lot of memories, big and small, including celebrations and everyday life.
My sweet peeps ~ daughter Kelly, grandson Elijah, daughter Holly, moi, grandson Knox and granddaughter Shelby
Granny and her Grandpeeps ~ Shelby, Elijah, Knox
Kimbrough peeps ~ Kelly and Knox
Myers peeps ~ Shelby, Holly, Elijah
Love my girls! Sometimes I don’t think they fully realize what wonderful mothers they are and the awesome job they’re doing, day by day, rearing their kids.
We’ve laughed a lot today. I love that.
Elijah did his part in the picture taking, and now, back to our regularly scheduled program ….
Ditto, Shelby …. All things considered, my peeps are pretty patient with Granny and her picture taking
We ended up at Starbucks at three this afternoon when they were offering half price Frappuccinos ~ the drive thru line was out into the street so we went inside where there were plenty of seats and free WiFi.
Wouldn’t be a mom without this guy. Thanks for our beautiful family, honey!
Flavored coffee drinks make us happy ~ especially when they’re half price. Thanks for the treat, Kelly!
Somebody needs a nap! Knox did, too. My girls sure did make my Mother’s Day special again this year. Thank you, dear daughters! So glad you are mine!
“You count the hours you could have spent with your mother, it's a lifetime in itself.”
― Mitch Albom, For One More Day
My mother, Hamp Mabry, Mother’s Day 5/8/2011, the last one we got to spend with her. She passed away exactly two weeks before Mother’s Day, 2012. She loved her five kids. I miss being able to wish her a Happy Mother’s Day.
Happy Mother’s Day, everyone! Hope you got to spend time with your mom today.