moms Category

Laugh. To the Point of Tears.

Ok, I am a chicken. A Mother’s Day post was a little more than I could handle yesterday. The day is too much of a juggle between happy and sad, tragic and coping, to have been able to do this. So, I opted for the day after. Because, truth be told, you can only push […]

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Very Useful Websites

I have not been here in ages, but today seemed like a good day to come back. My favorite artifacts from my mom were here journals, in particular, “Articles of Importance – 2007”. I often open it to a random page, not unlike a Magic 8 Ball. Today this gem came up. Let’s face it… […]

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MOM. In caps.

I am a mom. And a daughter. And everything that I have learned about being a mom, I learned from being her daughter.

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A mother’s roots, 2 years later

This was one of the first things I posted here on Elaineisms. Like my own blog, this too has been taking a long rest. What better day to post here again than Mother’s Day. I first found this the day Elaine fell, Mother’s Day two years ago. I am convinced now that she knew Mother’s […]

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Learning to Crochet on the Groovy Couch

Everything about this photo is amazing to me. Even the fact that it was the last shot on the roll and got cut off. The outfits. The concentration. The moment. The COUCH! Flower Power, indeed. Just another reason I am convinced I had the perfect mom. And why I spend every day trying to live up to […]

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Telephone

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. […]

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Let’s eat

A famous Elaine fridge magnet. Most probably the reason I have a decent relationship with food.

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A mother’s roots

Indeed! This sits in a frame next to pictures of my grandmother. I never noticed this until the day Elaine fell. We returned to her house and sitting with my brother in his old bedroom it caught my eye.

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