Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Yesterday

So yesterday was K's 30th birthday.  A beginning.  Twenty years ago, my mom died on that same day. An ending.
This is one of my favorite pictures of the two of them together. 

But November 29th is special for another reason now.  My beautiful niece gave birth to a baby girl yesterday.  Another beginning.  Little Eleanor arrived, making my kid sister a Grandma for the first time.  Since they live in California, we have to send cyber love and hugs to them all.

And sometimes "a place that seems like the end-- is only the beginning."  And so begins another generation of women in our family.  And pretty cool that three generations are linked by one day--decades apart.

8 comments:

FlowerLady said...

What a nice post!

Have a wonderful day today ~ FlowerLady

Puna said...

It's a bitter sweet day for sure...your entire family looks so much alike. Gorgeous!

Anonymous said...

What a lovely message for all of us- the full circle of life. The picture brought memories rushing over me of your mother, your family and the farms we lived on growing up.

holybovine said...

What a great photo. It's so nice to see Aunt M's face again. She was a wonderful aunt; still missed and thought of warmly.

Anonymous said...

Oh Cousin...you made me CRY today!!! Your mom was the BEST Aunt a girl could have....I still picture her standing at the sink when we walked in the door from picking corn!!! I don't know why that's the image I always have.......but it always makes me smile!!! You ALL make your mamma PROUD I know!!
We were all lucky to have had her in our lives....just like having you, KS, & LL AND My Guy!!! Love and hugs to you!!! Cousin Ree!!

Kim said...

It truly is all about the circle of life and love, isn't it?

joyce said...

How special for the gals in your family to have such a meaningful day. I agree its bittersweet though.

Katie (Can't Get There) said...

What a wonderful way to look at it. Thinking of you...all the happy, all the sad. Lots of hugs for you to cover such a gamut of emotions!