Tag Archives: mother’s day

m-day project (re)explained

I originally posted this in April of 2007. I have updated it a bit, with some further explanation. Well, I will try and explain it anyway. This is about the fifth time I have tried to compose this post. Where … Continue reading

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somewhere over the pacific

As far as we know, my in-laws (aka the outlaws) are on a plane that is heading towards LAX. The will arrive tomorrow afternoon. I do not feel at all ready, and it has little to do with the current … Continue reading

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eight years later

Since writing this I learned that Mother’s Day was not the creation of the evil geniuses at Hallmark. It was created by Anna Jarvis of West Virginia in 1907. She started the tradition of wearing carnations: pink if your mother … Continue reading

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mother’s day is sunday

It is the earliest Mother’s Day can be. My inbox is flooded with email with subject lines suggesting things I should get my mother. At least I haven’t had the urge to hit reply and write, “she’s dead”. Maybe that … Continue reading

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qotd: oh sorry, did i offend you?

Who was the last person you offended?Submitted by May. To be honest, I am not sure if I actually offended anyone. Certainly this wasn't my intention either. But after thinking about it, I fear that perhaps I did. Who knows. … Continue reading

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dreams of pink carnations

Since writing this I learned that Mother's Day was not the creation of the evil geniuses at Hallmark. It was created by Anna Jarvis of West Virginia in 1907. She started the tradition of wearing carnations: pink if your mother … Continue reading

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pink and white carnations

This is my first time sharing this here, although I usually share it annually on my other blog. I will warn you that it may be triggering for some. blue iris originally written May 11, 2004On Motherhood: Sometimes a Lie … Continue reading

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m-day project explained

Well, I will try and explain it anyway. This is about the fifth time I have tried to compose this post. Where to begin? My Mom died almost eight years ago (June 1999). The last thing I ever sent her … Continue reading

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