Sunday, May 11, 2008
I am not sure where to start. What words can express the level of appreciation, love, and respect I have for someone who has done so much for me and continues to do so much for my family. Mom has been there for me whenever I needed her and above and beyond that she is also one of my best friends. I am so glad that I live near both her and my Dad so we can be a part of each others lives.
I didn't fully appreciate how much work she did raising me and my sisters until we began raising two boys in our house. Which leads me to the second mother in my life, my wife - mother of my two sons. She is great and a wonderful Mom to her boys. This week she got a great Mother's Day present. She has 3 days by herself at meetings across the state. I hope you enjoy your time by yourself Laura! Today we had Mom and Dad over to our house and I made breakfast. After Laura left my Mom was watching the boys tussle in the living room and she commented that if we had a girl in the house she would have to be tough. My response was "she is".
I also have two wonderful sisters who are also great Mothers as well. They each have two kids and we really enjoy the times we get to visit. They are also great friends too and I am sorry they are not closer.
I really appreciate having these women in my life. They are all great ladies and have made such a positive difference in my life. Hope you had a great day Jean, Laura, Chris and Cathy. Love you - John
Posted by John Carlson at 1:28 PM