Dedicated to Mom,
From the time I was no taller than a Shasta Daisy, my mother and I have shared a remarkable bond. Maybe, it’s because I was her first born, but… I think it ran deeper than that.
As I am writing this now, in current time; I reflect on so many memories flooding me and bringing tears to my eyes. I was dubbed her “Beckie Boop”, and I referred to her as “G-Nomi”, it was a combination of my father’s name (Gary & Mommy), I was a child that liked to mix things up a bit, I suppose. However, to this day… We address one another the same as we did 50 years ago.
When I was little, I had to go to the hospital to have my adenoids removed, Mom knew I was scared and tried to at least make it fun. She made…
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