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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother's Day to the women who shaped my life and helped me be who I am today. I love you.   Margaret Maclean Rayfuse Jones, my mother. (Taken in 1956 at Lac du Bonnet, Winnipeg, Manitoba)  Fay Christensen Smith, my foster mother. (taken in 2016 at Calgary, Alberta)  

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The Lilac Tree

Mum loved Spring:  the warming of the earth, how green crept over the land and daffodils nodded their cheerful heads in the chilly winds.  She was the first to point out the return of the robins, and she always had a garden with both flowers and vegetables.  Her yard always had a lilac tree growing… Continue reading The Lilac Tree

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Another Mother’s Day tribute

Mother's Day is always a tough day to get through. It's kind of like going to a funeral, where you talk about all the wonderful qualities this person had but ignore all the bad or negative things about them. People get up in church and talk about the ideal mother and how wonderful their mother… Continue reading Another Mother’s Day tribute