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Happy birthday mom. I wish you were still here so I could wish it to you in person and give you a big hug.

Remember that time I put together a bad homemade “surprise party” when you turned 36? I put streamers and balloons on the door and made a big sign that said “36” on it and invited your friend from next door over. You were so embarassed. Could you imagine what I would do to you now with 19 more years of experience? You always gave us the best birthday parties – I wish I could give you one just as awesome.

I wish I could have done more for you. I am so thankful for you. I miss you. I love you.

  • Christina Whitehall

    <3 <3 <3

  • Christina Whitehall

    <3 <3 <3

  • Brwillms

    A lovely tribute to your mother.

  • Brwillms

    A lovely tribute to your mother.

  • http://twitter.com/Erinsgobragh Erin Brooks

    Beautiful. My mother’s birthday will be on December 13th. I miss very much as well. 

  • http://anewertammy.myopenid.com/ Tammy

    That’s very sweet.  Nice picture too.  I’m sorry you lost your mother so early.  

  • Rebecca Zarnawski

    <3

  • Anonymous

    beautiful.. i know she’s smiling down at you today and every day..

  • Katherine

    Having just lost my own dad a couple of months ago, your post really hits home.  I love your final sentiment—I have the same feelings for my own parent.

  • Helen

    Your posts about your mom always touch my heart.  I miss my own mom so much, but you have a beautiful way of saying/writing what I feel.

  • http://twitter.com/gettinfitbritt Brittany

    Love love love you!