Mother’s Day

Unedited Orchid

A Happy Mother’s Day

To

All of the mothers in WP Land

And

To

Mothers everywhere

A special thank you to my wonderful children

Who take care of me

Who understand me

Who accept me the way I am

And love me anyway

Love-Bug

42 Comments on “Mother’s Day

  1. I’m just seeing this now – it is brilliant – the photos are quite beautiful, the sentiment lovely, but then you get to the notion of your children accepting you, and the orchid with the fly on it – just perfect! πŸ™‚

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  2. I hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day, George. The orchid is beautiful, and I especially love the first and last photographs.

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    • Thank you, Elisa. Yes, I had a good day. The bug on the last photo is a “Love Bug”. Chuckle… That is NOT what Deano called them, however… Are your kids coming home for the summer?

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    • Ah, Thank you, Joseph! By Mother’s Day, surely the sun was shining and the breezes warm in your frozen part of the planet! I fret about that damn weather up there. Chuckle… I think about the lawn furniture that you had to leave outside… Was that this year or last. I don’t recall, but I do recall the photos of huge stacks of snow on the arms of the chairs! πŸ™‚ I really do appreciate Liz being so helpful about care for Lucy. She’s growing! She really is! I’m just delighted with that little girl. Must be the Mad Cow. I never thought I’d like a reptile of any kind. I ordered a habitat for her to get her out of that terrarium tank. Now, I worry about such stuff as gut-loading the roaches! YEP, I keep the baby roaches too. A guy in San Antonio sends them to me. I don’t breed roaches, yet… If I start raising roaches in my house, on purpose, somebody needs to intervene! As always, you’re so nice about my photos. Thanks again!

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  3. So soft and beautiful!! Thank you George….and rather belated mothers day wishes to you too πŸ™‚

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    • Well, Madhu, I skipped right over you when I was answering the comments. Shame on me. I love seeing you here when you visit. I’m always amazed that such a sophisticated world traveler would stop by an old woman’s hermit house in Backwoods, Texas. The idea makes me smile every time I see you. There is something about you that says “universal spirit” to me. I will never forget how astounded I was when I saw the table that you designed! And read the homeplace story. I hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day too. Thank you for visiting me! πŸ™‚

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  4. George, I like all of these pictures >>> but my out and out favourite has to be the top one – that image is absolutely beautiful, absolutely artistic, and right up there with your nest! Adrian

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  5. Thanks for the Mother’s Day wish & the beautiful flowers πŸ™‚
    Happy Mother’s Day to you every day!
    xoxo

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    • Bless you, RoSy. I wonder if “we” had a Mother’s Day feast with your family on Sunday! I’m coming over to see what I missed. Chuckle… Thanks, RoSy!

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    • Thank you, Richard. The kids brought the orchid and my favorite fridge foods. Kelli is a marvelous cook and always prepares a couple of my favorite foods to keep in the fridge. She is the most thoughtful person I know. She could demand that I walk the few steps to her kitchen to feed myself, but she doesn’t. I appreciate that. Her mother, the Hermit, you know… πŸ™‚

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    • Ah, thank you, Sylvia! The kids brought it over along with my “Oakmeal” (A yogurt, fruit, raw oatmeal, Chia seeds dish that I absolutely love) and my favorite of Kelli’s concoctions, apple chicken salad. We call the oatmeal thing, “Oakmeal”, because that’s how Charlie pronounced it when he was a little fellow! πŸ™‚

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    • Yes, it was a good day! Every day here with my family is a good day. I’m glad you enjoyed the orchids. Thank you for coming by to leave your good wishes! πŸ™‚

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  6. Happy Mother’s Day to you!!!! The orchid photographs are so beautiful.

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