Wednesday, March 7, 2012

A Snapshot

Me, My Dad and Mom
Owens Family Farm
1982
I stopped by my Dad's house the other day and found myself going through some photos.  I always seem to end up there lately.  Seeing pictures of my mom throughout the years is both painful and comforting.  Going through the pictures, this photo stood out to me, so I took it home.  It is the perfect snapshot of how I remember my childhood.  Safe and secure with my mom and dad.  I love the joyful smile on my mom's face.  I remember that wonderful smile so clearly.  I remember her gentle nature.  I even remember that vegetable shirt she has on!

When I close my eyes and remember my childhood, this is what I see.  Oh I am so very grateful.

4 comments:

Jacquelyn said...

So sweet!

Maria Rose said...

So glad you have such treasured memories. Isn't it strange how some clothes our mothers had seems to stick in the memory, the texture, smell, etc.

P.S. I really see bits of both of your girls in that photo of you!

Emily said...

Maria, I know! I can see Hannah especially in my face. Most people think they look like Mike, so it's nice to see a little bit of me in there too. :)

Susan said...

I wish every person experienced such a childhood as your's. I am glad you are able to find comfort from those great memories.