I always believed in the saying "Home is where your Mom is". My Moms house was always my happy place. I loved being there and being with my family (my brothers, nieces, and nephews all live withing 25 minutes) When I first moved to California going there twice a year helped me survive. California has sorta grown on me now and now that I have Rich, my Moms has turned into ONE of my happy places. So being there last week was so nice.
So I thought I would give you some reasons why my Moms is one of my happy places.
1. The Indianola balloon festival happens around the time that we are home in August.
2. All the wide open spaces.
This is Lady, Andrew's dog. She is one sweet dog, but will fight to the death to save the other dogs from varmits who like to cause trouble.
6. Wallpaper pictures.
7. Things remain the same.
My Mom has had this hanging in her shower since my kids were little. I am pretty sure no one uses it any more, and who can blame them since it is pretty old. But the fact that it is there every time I shower there it hangs to remind me of times gone by.
8. Constant reminders of how much she loves her kids and grandkids.
Andrew made this for her a very long time ago, but yet it sits on her shelf in the den. Her house is full of pictures of all of us in various points in our lives. It reminds us whenever we go there how much she loves all of us.
9. The Cows.
- A Ro