How’d I get so lucky?

11 05 2013

How’d I get so lucky?

I’ve been a lucky gal. Though my mum has been gone seemingly forever, I’ve had the great good luck to be surrounded by wise, wonderful women who rally around and do the mom thing for me when needed.

My ex-mum-in-law, Wendy, was a key mom-in-loco-parentis. Wise and strong and funny and given to saying her mind, we got along most of the time, argued some of the time. She held me together through some rough bits and one of the reasons I’m glad I married her son was because I got to know her well.

I met a group of fabulous women in Annapolis Royal, NS, when I lived there for a bit – they are still in my world, though I haven’t seen them nearly often enough lately. They are wonderfully generative women, working towards a better world in whatever way they can, through political action or guidance of youth or running parts of the community.

And I have women friends who are seemingly always there to offer guidance and love and the occasional slap upside the head I need as I wander the world.

Lucky lucky me!

Sending my love to all my adopted mums everywhere – women-s-virtual-hug_design

Advertisements

Actions

Information




Learn Fun Facts

An Archive of Curious Facts for the Curious

Leaving Evidence

a blog by Mia Mingus

roads bel travelled

Exploring open roads without breaking the bank

Caro's Place

My strand of the web

Sara Letourneau's Official Website & Blog

Poet and speculative fiction writer for teens and adults

Josep Goded

Seeking Truth

Grandma Says..

Observations and views from a different set of eyes

%d bloggers like this: