Archive for May 2012

Mother's Day Meditations II: Beautiful, Prickly Salad

Mother's Day Meditations II: Beautiful, Prickly Salad
Everything about a dandelion screams “childhood.”  Dandelions themselves seem to be the plant equivalent of children; correspondingly, you could say children are the human version of the dandelion.  They are sunny and smiley and errant and raggedy. Dandelions shout for children to pick them and give them to their mothers. This is a dandelion story.... Read more »

Mother's Day Meditations I: Breakfast for my mom

Mother's Day Meditations I:  Breakfast for my mom
When I was a girl I was well aware of my mother’s opinion of Mother’s Day. She hated it.  And she made no secret of that. I don’t really know why, although now that I’m a mother myself I have my suspicions.  She had four kids and a full house–besides me, three boys who were... Read more »