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May 10, 2009 / kristieinman

>Mom’s day

> Top L-R:Tom, Sheralan, Scott Taken Nov 2007
Seated L-R: Becky, Mom, me

Why I love my mom;

1- She taught me how to ride, train, and care for horses.

2- She had 4 other kids almost as cool as me….OK, they’re way cooler, but they still consent to speak to me.

3- She sang with me and taught me how to find the alto and tenor parts.

4- She loves my children and is proud of their accomplishments.

5- She gave me my (slightly) wild and rebellious side that enables me to be a little ‘off the radar’.

6- I am able to walk three miles barefoot on gravel – thanks to mom (and yes – some of my kids area developing that talent).

7- She has a generous heart.

Happy Mother’s Day!

I love being a mom! As a young woman I decided against having children (stop laughing!) I’m glad life didn’t work out that way.

I am constantly listening to my children talk about the day when they have kids, and I have no doubt that they will be even better parents than Bill and I.

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  1. JoEllen / May 11 2009 12:00 am

    >You are such a fun mom, but I bet you’ll make an even cooler grandma!! Happy Mother’s Day!!

  2. tappingflamingo / May 11 2009 1:55 am

    >I can remember the day I use to walk barefoot on rocks–hot rocks too. I ran around barefoot all the time. Growing up if someone had shoes on we would ask them where they were going. But when I hit the big 4–0–no more of that. All the barefoot dancing and running around with no shoes finally caught up with me and I developed bone spurs. Ouch!! Been paying for it ever since. But I did find Birkenstocks! Of course I had to go to physical therapy first. I sure hope you don’t wind up like me.

  3. Sheralan / May 11 2009 12:11 pm

    >I was just talking about you, as a mom, the other day, telling a friend about how wonderful your children are, how they are so well behaved and have such great character. I know we parent differently, but different works, and you are such an amazing mom! Now, I’ll hijack this thread a bit, since we have the same mom, I too will say just a few things I love about her too.I love my mom because:~She always made me feel loved, even when I acted unlovable.~She let me make my own decisions early on, let me make mistakes and learn, and let me succeed on my own and feel accomplished.~She always trusted and believed in me, even when there was no reason to.~ She taught me to laugh at myself when I fall (and unfortunately, to laugh at others too 🙂 ).~She taught me the value of instinct and intuition, and to never ignore that still, small voice.~ I love her ‘cuz she’s my mom!Ok, done hijacking your thread. I had a wonderful mother’s day and I LOVE being a mom. I hope all you moms out there had a great day, especially you, Kristie!!!

  4. Anonymous / May 17 2009 10:06 pm

    >Well, if I could put a huge blushing face here I would because I’m so embarrassed that it took me this long to finally look at this thread which I will treasure forever. I’ve been out at the ranch (for those of you who don’t know me I’m helping a woman out there manage a ranch) and her DSL got hit by lightening and it’s been weeks and it’s still not fixed!!!! GRRRRRR I still run barefoot over rocks and through the barns and even leading horses. And I certainly do have a rebel streak every now and then. 😉 Thank you so much Kristie and Sheralan for the wonderful things you said. My heart is so full of joy and Happiness and tears (good ones). I love you all so very much too!!!!!! And I’m going to have to push anonymous to get this on here because I can’t figure out my Google (Blogger) name and password. Yikes!! Mom ():-)

  5. Angel / May 17 2009 10:13 pm

    >Hey, I’m not anonymous anymore ~ I figured out who I am. I’m no longer lost and wandering aimlessly.Mom ():-)

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