Memories and Recipe for living well, gleaned from my modern very eclectic country woman life. I'm a true farm girl since 1962...I can plow a field, break a colt, plant the seed, can the corn, milk the goat and make the cheese.
I'm a bit Modern, Very Eclectic and Love Everything Country...camo, too. I love reflecting on life lessons from my front porch ramblings. I'm a COUNTRY WOMAN through and through enjoying my COUNTRY LIVING!
My 1993 Poem Written for Mother on Mother's Day
Me and Daughter Christi celebrating Mom's 80th birthday!
Mother on Mother’s Day 1993
Image in the Mirror
I looked in the mirror this morning and was
surprised to see, my mother’s little girl was grownup-not tall, and didn’t look
much like her little girl at all.
Some time during the night, baby crows had
stamped their feet near her eyes, and there were gray hairs, and meandering
The face in the mirror was blank as it
stared back at me, while my mind rolled back through the years to days when I
was in my mother’s care.
Now I was able to understand her quick
temper, her frustration, her trials and tribulations.
There are days when I long for her gentle
hand tickling my small face, or her happy smile, loving me the best way she
Every daughter swears it on one day or another;
“I’ll not be like her when I become the mother.”
But as time passes quickly through the
years, and daughters rear babes of their own, every daughter realizes-and only
then, that the best mother is probably their own.
Now, I graciously see more clearly, as I
never did before, that the image in the mirror looks like mother more and
Love, Sherry Phillips Mitchell 1993.
And with this I wish a Happy Mother’s Day
to all, especially my own, for without moms thatgive us the gift of life, none would be here