Oh my freakin lord, my mom would absolutely be tickled pink by this picture… filthy little, I played all day, feet, clenching crayons in her toes…. I think she would say I was doin somethin right… This is SOOOO her, and if I wasn’t such a curmudgeon, I am sure some of my family would […]
They will miss your hugs Your kisses Your snuggles And tickles They will miss Your humor Your teasing Your wisdom And yes, Even your faults never hear Your cheer From the sidelines The megaphone Jackie-dactyl Or Mad Max Braying from the stands They wont See your faces At away games A traveling Home team Cheering […]
Four years ago today Cancer came And took Mom away A thief A bully Like a mist In the night You stole her Absconded Pilfered Gaffled Robbed us Pillaged our very Existence You took away This families Most fiercely burning Light. No medicine, no treatment No submission No might Would dissuade you From taking her […]
Look at my hipster mom!! May, of 1969, I was about 14 months old at the time.
Lot’s af growth, and lots of suppressed trauma, and bad memories for my wife the last couple of weeks. It has been really hard for her, but also very rewarding in the last few days. The A3 High School Principal Sex Scandal finally caught up with her this week. A private Investigator for the victim […]
This picture was taken by my mother. In the picture is her mother, and her paternal grandmother. Also, her father, brother and friend Ann(from whom I poached the picture), but this is Mother’s Day, and I have precious few pictures of my Great Grandmother Nettie. This crop is Great Gramma Nettie Rose(Mitchell), Gramma Mildred Rose(Holweger), […]
Today was Mom’s, Jackie Madden Rose’s, Birthday. If not for Cancer, she would have been 71 today. She has been gone now for 4 years. I hope her and Dad are looking down with approval. I hope I am not a disappointment as a Father, I really am trying. I hope they are proud of […]