A Tribute to Moms

I’m a mom. I know how hard it is. I HAD a mom. I know how hard I was on HER. Being a mom is H-A-R-D. It’s also a gift. I just wanted to post a tribute to moms everywhere – past and present – human moms, animal moms, “next door neighbor” moms – all the people who “mother” other people whether they’re related by blood or obligation or not.

THANK YOU to all the moms out there – for caring and driving and tolerating and wiping and buying and hugging…and loving. Happy Mother’s Day.

Here are some pictures of my mother and me…and of me and my daughter.

baby from shelley
Mommy 1922

D mommy daddywedding

D mommy

D mommy 1956

D mommy cigarette

mommy red dress
I still have this dress and the matching cape…and the lucite purse

D blr baby 2

D bettye mommy

mommy wendy bettye mitchell field

mommy me feb 1965

D mommy me

bettye katie 5.5.91
And the next generation…

bettye and katie 1991 california

kate first day school

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And me and my fur-baby 🙂

me + caleb bushwick by paul newlandIMG_1059

(Otherwise it was an uneventful, slightly queasy, non-visual week…I’ll just lump the few bits into next week’s Week in Review).

Happy Mother’s Day xoxo