it's hell getting older, isn't it, darlin'?? wait til you get my age..i am 11 years OLDER than you; I just celebrated my *46th* birthday! in four more years i will be turning the big 5-0!! GAD!! where DO these years go??
wonderful tribute to your mom; she (and you) are in my prayers!
(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in burlyville (burleson), karen lynn. :D