7 Years ago on this day. . .
My sweet mother passed away. Time has vanished so quickly, I just can't believe it. Anyone that knew my mom knew that she was the most caring, loving, most incredible woman. And I don't just say that because she was my mother. . she made an impact on so many people's lives. My brother's friends and my friends would all agree that she was easily their "second mom" who always had pizza delivered, waiting for us when we brought friends over or happily opened her house up for us to have parties. She was extremely talented in so many ways and I just wish so badly that she were here to teach me how to cook that yummy recipe that she made, or to help me pick out what shirt goes best with those shoes, or give me tips on being a good mother, wife, friend and daughter.
I was lucky enough to receive a hand written letter from my mother a couple of days before her unexpected death. In that letter she let me know how much she loved me and she signed it with the words "Always be Thankful". That phrase has never left my mind and I truly am thankful that I have her sweet example in my life.
I love you, Mom.