Category Archives: Memories of Mom

I think of Mom when the 4 o’clocks bloom.

In 2005 Bobby & I made one of our many visits to see Mom & Dad when they lived in Athens. They lived in a house built in th3 1940’s. The yard was beautiful which Mom really appreciated. There was … Continue reading

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Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and Campbell’s Tomato Soup

One of my favorite meals was a grilled cheese sandwich and a bowl of Campbell’s tomato soup. No other brand would do! Mom’s grilled cheese sandwiches were the best I’ve ever eaten. She used Mrs. Baird’s bread (always!), Parkay margaine … Continue reading

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Clementine Oranges 2014

Yesterday I was shopping in Brookshire’s in Gaslight, a store Mom really enjoyed shopping in too. I walked through produce and notice a bag of Clementine oranges were now available. My first thought was I’d buy a bag and split … Continue reading

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Dolly and Kitty

Mom loved animals and considered Dolly (her Terrior) and Kitty (her cat) her best friends, especially after my Dad died in 2006. My sister gave Mom Dolly several years ago and Kitty wandered up to her house in 2007 and … Continue reading

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Mom’s yard

In the Spring of 2013 Mom decided she wanted “some color” in her yard so she planted Four O’Clocks and Wandering Jew in the front yard and in the back yard. The plants did really well and there was alot … Continue reading

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Flowers

I am no where near the gardener my Mom was. Oh, she tried to get me interested when I was a little girl but I just didn’t get the magic she felt when she planted a seed and watched it … Continue reading

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Mom at work in the Angelina County auditor’s office

Mom loved working as assistant county auditor. After Dad died in October 2006 she was looking for something to fill her days and to help her feel useful. At Kelly’s suggestion she submitted her resume for the position in the … Continue reading

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