The Mother of All Days
Posted on May 8, 2021 2 Comments
Mother’s Day. She comes around every year and has a way of stopping me in my tracks. A mixture of gratitude and grief, timing and tragedy, love and loss. (note the deliberate order of those comparisons). Elaine. The queen of the glass half full. Even when she couldn’t find the glass anymore she fought her […]
MOM. In caps.
Posted on May 13, 2017 1 Comment
I am a mom. And a daughter. And everything that I have learned about being a mom, I learned from being her daughter.
Posted on July 15, 2014 Leave a Comment
Still going through the archives of my childhood home, I find things that both take me down and delight me each time I am there. This one fell into the delight category. There was no one on earth who gave better phone than Elaine! She loved to connect, touch base or just shoot the breeze. […]
Posted on July 8, 2013 Leave a Comment
I always knew she was an amazing friend, and cherished all of her friendships both old and new. But I never realized how much time she spent thinking about these relationships. I love this one, underlines and all, about men and friendships. Not sure of the source but there was a date of August 2009 […]