For those of you who aren’t aware, let me save you from being in the doghouse with Mom the rest of the year. Sunday, May 8 is Mother’s Day. You’re welcome.
It’s really hard to miss it if you’re exposed to any kind of advertising. We have been bombarded for two months with advertising reminding us to buy those flowers, chocolates, and greeting cards to honor Mom.
I’ve written before about the crazy time for florists at Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day is even crazier when it comes to flowers. The Society of American Florist reports Mother’s Day is the second largest flower holiday, accounting for 24 percent of all flowers sent annually – yes, one in four floral purchases all year long is for Mother’s Day.… Read More
It is Thanksgiving 2014, and I’m thankful for many people in my life.
I’m thankful for:
My folks, they set a good standard and give me plenty to both admire and laugh about. Not that they’re perfect, don’t go getting ideas Mom and Dad.
My son Ted: just enough of me to make me proud, just enough “other” to make him interesting.
My daughter Allie: smart, capable and talented – getting ready to launch herself on the world. I hope we’re ready.
My sister Monica, who has been with me since the beginning and is a huge help today.
The rest of my family.… Read More