happy birthday, mom

My mother was born August 31, 1933. Today would have been her 80th birthday.

Back row: my maternal grandparents, Harold and Nellie, and Dale.
Front row: Jane, Pete, Tim, and my mother Georgia.

Harold and Nellie family photo

High school picture

Georgia Maguire

Mom and Dad’s wedding day

Alan and Georgia's wedding

Our family in 1957
Alan and Georgia with Genny, Paula, Mary, Margaret and Rhonda

Alan and Georgia with Genny, Paula, Mary, Margaret, and Rhonda

Mom and Dad ~ Christmas at our house several years ago.

Mom and Dad Christmas

Mom loved the outdoors, especially woods and quiet natural areas. So do I. She enjoyed alone time, as I do. She loved old houses, their stories, and the sense of history they exude. Me, too. She was artistic and creative, loved crafting and making things with her hands. The longer she is gone, the more I realize we were alike in many ways.

I didn’t take time to find other pictures today. I’d have to dig through the scrapbook cupboards to find them, then scan them. Sounds like a good project for January/February. A good way to spend some of that alone time I enjoy so much. Just like Mom.

Happy birthday, Mom! Love, ~~Rhonda


  1. genny
    Posted September 1, 2013 at 3:46 pm | Permalink

    You made me cry. 🙂

  2. hilary
    Posted September 1, 2013 at 8:35 pm | Permalink

    Such a great post!I love looking at family pictures,even if they aren’t mine..You can really learn alot about a person from them..I wish we lived closer,I think we have alot in common and would have a great time cooking/crafting together!

  3. Posted September 3, 2013 at 6:50 pm | Permalink

    Thanks, Hilary! I’m glad you enjoyed the pictures. Cooking and crafting…I’m always up for that!!! ~~Rhonda 🙂

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