I see my mother, strong like a tree.


A rock in the ocean that the waves can’t move.


Her smile is brighter than the sun, warm on my skin.


My mother.







My mom is good at...


1.) listening.

2.) teaching.

3.) making potato salad.

4.) crossword puzzles.

5.) painting.


My mom is...


1.) loving.

2.) smart.

3.) fun.

4.) generous.

5.) strong.


My favorite memories:


1.) Singing together in the car.

2.) Cooking Thanksgiving dinner.

3.) Cuddling.

4.) Long phone calls.

5.) The time we found the slug in the kitchen.