Monday, July 4, 2011

Happy Birthday Mom!



Last summer on Mom's birthday. .
I invited her over to make the potato salad for the book.
While she was busy cutting. .
I was busy taking photos of her.
I see beautiful . .
where she sees the evidence of years of painful arthritis.



Her great grands love her just as her first generation grands did.
They call. . .."Oma!!". . .when she walks in the door.



Always beautiful. .
always giving. .
and always loving. .
and still the best potato salad maker in the land!

Happy Birthday Mom!!

To all my American neighbors. .
Happy 4th of July!


15 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to your mom/Oma/world's-best-potato-salad-maker and cousin to us. Elmer and Judy

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  2. She is beautiful! What sweet pictures and what a loving post!

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  3. What a lovely looking woman! I love the last picture of her holding the potato salad.

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  4. Have a wonderful day and you are so lucky to have someone help you. I guess others of us, sometimes feel less fortunate, but when I do...it's best to find a friend who loves to make food with you in the kitchen and share life together.

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  5. Happy Happy birthday to Oma! She's beautiful!

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  6. Happy Birthday Pauline!
    I know how important a role you play in Lovella's life as a friend and mentor. Those of us who have/had a mother in law like you are truly blessed.

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  7. Happy Birthday, Mrs. S! May God bless you with health and joy in this coming year!

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  8. Happy Birthday to your Mom..she is a very lovely lady.
    Blessings..

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  9. Happy Birthday Pauline. I love the sweetness you share!

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  10. What a sweet tribute to one who has given so much. You can see kindness in her eyes in that last picture. Wishing you joy in the year ahead.

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  11. Such lovely pictures! And a beautiful lady too. I will have to check out the potato salad recipe!

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  12. What a beautiful Oma! What a lovely tribute to her. I must look up her potato salad recipe pronto.

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  13. Sweet tribute to your mom. Treasure each day with her!

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  14. She is beautiful and radiant! Happy birthday to "Mom"!!!!!

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  15. Happy belated birthday to your Mom! She is beautiful!

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Thank you!