Of all the pictures of my mom, this is by far my favorite. The dog in the picture is Lady, a collie that they got about 2 months after I was born. I love the lighting in this picture, and the memories attached to it. But most of all, I love the love that is displayed in this picture.
My mom has always been supportive and caring of not only her children and family, but of everyone she comes into contact with.
My mom is probably the most hardworking person I know. She has helped to instill in me a good work ethic, which is something that I will always treasure. She loves gardening, and outside work but doesn't neglect the house work by any stretch of the imagination. She is the one who has helped me see that women don't have to just do the housework and then sit around. We can actually be outside, working as hard (or harder) than the men.
If I had to use one word to describe my mom, it would be awesome. Cause that is exactly what she is. She has taught me so much, and I know that the teaching will never stop. And I am incredibly grateful for that. I love my mom so much, and I am so glad that she is my mother. Happy birthday Mom!