It didn't take me long to break my own Sweet! rule - I didn't post one yesterday. But I've forgiven myself and will just get back on track today with this one...
Listening to soulful music sung live and loud by the Shake Russell Trio and Michael Hearne right in my own livingroom, surrounded by music-loving friends.
Details coming on that later...
Today, quite appropriately for Mother's Day, but mostly because I'm plain tuckered out, the Word of the Day is Relax! I've spent the day hanging out with 1/3 of my kids, specifically Daniel whose finals are mostly over with so he could afford the time to come home this weekend.
The other two couldn't be here, but they called! (That's a bonus Sweet! for sure!)
Daniel's done a great job filling in for all of them, helping get the house back in order, watching a movie with me and just talking.
(Tom disappeared - we discovered him back in bed, snoozing away. I think he takes a nap every Mother's Day! I don't begrudge him, though, especially this year. He worked and cooked like a maniac yesterday, preparing for the home concert.)
I missed seeing my own mom, but enjoyed talking to her on the phone.
I'm sending good thoughts and virtual hugs to all of you mothers out there - and special prayers for those of you who have spent the day aching from the loss of a child or your own mother.
And now, something to make you smile and remind you that "motherhood" isn't necessarily something defined by genetics... (thanks for sending this to me, Rick!) ...