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Thursday, May 8, 2008

The most wonderful time of the year has what I consider maybe the BEST Holiday of the year: Mother’s Day!

Wishing you all the very best, especially the new Mom’s out there! Seeing you all with your new babes in arms is a joy and a gift I didn’t expect to find online :)

My family is celebrating my Mom’s 5th year of being cancer-free this weekend. It was at this time of the year in 2003 that she went through treatment for Ovarian Cancer and with the help of the fabulous Dr. Wood in Cadillac, MI, beat it! We couldn’t be more thrilled!!!

Happy Mother’s Day to all (Grammas, Aunts too)! And I’ll be in spirit with the Knitter’s for Knocker’s Group as they make their trek for Breast Cancer Research on Saturday…

…I took the picture of the antique roses above in the gardens at Giverny. They are very much like the one’s that lined our back fence when I was growing up and made me smile and think of my Mom when I saw them. One of my earliest memories is of my Mom outside gardening and the happiness that grew…

12 responses to “Thursday, May 8, 2008”

  1. meg says:

    How beautiful! Monet’s roses? Happy celebrations of our Moms, so thankful for them & every single day we have with them. *Hugs*

  2. Patty says:

    Wishing you a great weekend Bonne Marie!

  3. Michelle says:

    Hey Bonne Marie, I can’t believe it has been 5 years already, but congratulations to your mom and your family. What a milestone! Enjoy your time with her this weekend…..

  4. Sydney says:

    Congratulations to your mom! Being 5 years cancer free deserves a big celebration.

    The roses are beautiful.

  5. Norma says:

    What a lovely reason for a celebration. Have a lovely weekend.

  6. Karen B. says:

    Five years? What a terrific blessing. Happy Mother’s Day!

  7. Carrie says:

    Happy Mother’s Day! I understand why you appreciate every one so much. Have a great weekend!

  8. Seanna Lea says:

    Five years is great! Happy Mother’s Day!

  9. Tallgrrl says:

    Have a wonderful Mother’s Day with your mom.
    Five years! Go, Mom, Go!!
    I don’t think I’d be out of line to ask you to give her a hug for all of us fans of your work, and tell her we all say “Happy Mother’s Day!”

  10. Tracey says:

    Yay for Mrs. B! Tell her congrats and give her a big squeeze!

  11. Mary says:

    So happy to read the great update on your mom!!!

  12. Wanda says:

    I’m so happy to hear ChicMom is doing so much better. Thanks for the update!

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