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Cloaking, Clothing and Fireworks

My mother’s birthday was July 7; born in 1925 she would have been 90 years old this year. Through the years we usually celebrated it along with our July 4 festivities, and this holiday and something about summer clothing reminds me of her. 1,392 more words


Happy Birthday Mother in Heaven

Today marks the 99th birthday of my Mother, Louise Joann Cooney. She has spent her last five birthdays in Heaven.

Peace Be With You.     Daniel John Cooney

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Throw Pillow

On the couch they are decorative
fashionable accessories
brightening the living room.

On the sofa they are good
to support the back after a hard day’s work… 188 more words


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egg custard pie!

I open the oven door —

mother floods the room


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Cloaking, Clothing and Fireworks

When I began this blog I had intended to use it for the occasional essay; well, more than occasional, I had also wanted to encourage myself to write more essays and short stories more frequently, especially as I was in the thick of caring for my mother in her declining years. 1,198 more words


Mother, a Magic Word - by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The following piece, entitled “Mother, a Magic Word” was written by Laura Ingalls Wilder and appeared in the Missouri Ruralist on September 1st 1921.  Since it’s Mother’s Day this Sunday, I wanted to share it (albeit in slightly abridged form) thinking perhaps it may resonate with many of you.   267 more words

Laura Ingalls Wilder


Today I stood in the sun on the green grass, with the gentle breeze flowing off the hill.  From my mother’s headstone you can look up and see the east foothills that my mother so loved to look at.  1,281 more words