Not Once a Year

. . . but once a day,
I utter a big, fat, juicy Thank you
to the Sweet Spirit of Surprise


for the woman who birthed me, Ada (left)
and the woman who continues to help raise me, Helen (right)

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for my grandmother, Maude

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for my grandmother, Katie Belle

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for my great grandmother, Ever Leila
(Isn’t that a fabulous name?)


the woman who raised my husband and raised him Right, Mary


and for the people who made me a Mother.

I am luckier than I deserve.

1 Comment

  1. Chloe

    Oh Jeanne, you wise woman. These photos are amazing. Thank you for reminding me that there is more to this day than cards. It is a reminder to value those who care for us every day, not just when it’s imposed upon us.

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