Sunday, May 8, 2011

Mother's Day - 2011

My 'local' children, Elder Daughter, Fantastic Son, Gardening Daughter and their respective spouses/families gathered today in Elder Daughter's home to treat me to a Mother's Day lunch. Delicious! All the good, home-made sorts of stuff that I really like, including strawberry shortcake.

Youngest Daughter, who lives in Nebraska, sent flowers yesterday (photo above -- I wish there were smell-a-vision, they have a wonderful, house-filling fragrance) and I had a good, long telephone conversation with her.

Having missed church on Easter Sunday and the following Sunday due to illness, it was good to be back in church this morning.  Spending the afternoon with most of my children was also a blessing.

I hope you had a wonderful day, also.

Tomorrow is also a day.
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cottonpicker said...

Happy Mother's Day! Beautiful Flowers! :)

Snap said...

Beautiful flowers, beautiful day!

Arkansas Patti said...

Sounds like the perfect day. After what you have been thru lately, I'm sure it was all the more special.

Hilary said...

What a beautiful bouquet. I'm sorry you were ill but so glad you're on the mend.

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Nice Mother's Day post, Pat. Glad you are feeling better. Hope all of our wicked storms are OVER.

Beautiful flowers...

Carolina said...

Such a lovely bouquet of flowers. Very elegant and I can imagine the smell of the lillies now. Glad you've had a wonderful day.

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Pat,

So glad to hear that your Mother's Day was great! I bet those flowers do smell wonderful; they sure are beautiful.

I'm glad that you are feeling better and are back to blogging.

God bless,

Kathy M.

NitWit1 said...

Although not a MOM myself except to my animals, Mother's are very, very special people. They cannot be honored enough.

Hope you are feeling better

Moannie said...

A beautiful bouquet Pat. So sorry to hear you have not been well. I do hope that you are better. Love heals, doesn't it?

Southwest Arkie said...

Beautiful flowers Pat. Good to hear you are some better.