Monday, December 12, 2011

Mom Knows the Difference


Last weekend I went to my folks' house to help Mom prepare for a family gathering.  She'd sprained her foot a few days before and the doctor had immobilized it in a bulky black boot with enough straps to secure a rocket to the launchpad.

That didn't stop her from going to HEB,  where she hopped on a motorized cart and we came home loaded.  But when food prep started, there was a glitch. 
"Mom, I can do this, why don't you go sit down?"

"Mom, really, go put your foot up."

...etc...

Finally:

"Mother, you don't listen very well."

She turned around and grinned.

"I listen fine.  I just don't mind very well."


And she wonders where her daughters got their Texas streaks...


Doesn't Mom have the best smile?------------->



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10 comments :

Rambling Wren said...

Beautiful lady. Pretty courageous to go near a grocery store during the holiday season and to have to be in a motorized cart. Hope she feels better soon:)

Linda/patchwork said...

Your mom is beautiful.

Most of us, with Texas streaks, come by them honest....as my Momma would say.

Hope her foot is better real soon.

Ms. Moon said...

What a stunning lady.

Beth Westmark said...

And she's gorgeous in red.

Elizabeth said...

She's gorgeous!

R. Sherman said...

Great smile!

I gave up trying to convince my 80 year old mother to do anything she doesn't want to do. It's a lost cause. We kids just have to live with it.

Cheers.

dianne said...

Kathleen dear, your Mom is a sweetheart, she is beautiful and she has a great smile. It is so lovely that you two are such good friends.
xoxoxo ♡

Cynthia Walker Pickens said...

I love it! Strong Texas women - unite!

dikvipreal said...

Thank you for sharing.

SECRET PEPPER PERSON: said...

She is so beautiful. I can see where you get it from now! The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.