Wednesday, June 1, 2016


yesterday was a laughing kind of day
first mom and I were "singing" our bed times stories
from when I was little...
"did you ever think when a hearse went by
that some day you are doomed to die
they'll wrap you up in a big white sheet
and toss you down one hundred feet
the worms crawl in
the worms crawl out
in your nose and out your mouth"
-they're coming to take you away
-Lizzie Borden took an axe
-I'm a lonely little Petunia in an onion patch
-Miss Mary Mack
yes, all the uplifting favorites
our voices are terrible
we can't carry a tune
but there was laughter
a new book for Mom
she can barely socialize at the table when she has a good book
we love this author
yesterday she was crying and gasping for breath
when reading a certain passage
about tying his little brother to the toilet
and locking the bathroom door
she had to read it out loud for me


Lori from Notforgotten Farm said...

so happy to see your sweet mommy smiling ~ you are both in my heart!!

marly said...


Kim said...

Those good days are just the best!!

HomeSpunPrims said...

So good to see her smile!

Rugs and Pugs said...

I'm sure it does your heart good to hear your mom laugh.
Happy June,

WoolenSails said...

What a wonderful photo and great to see her smiling, I know it must have made your day to spend those happy moments with her. The magazine sounds wonderful for your mom, something that she enjoys and interacts with you, as well.


annie said...

So good you can laugh together!
I have read most of his books, grin!

Mr Puddy said...

Lizzie Borden ??? Bed time stories ?
Your mom has a real sense of humour...MOL

Angela Tucker said...

Good morning! A wonderful is this type of day that makes it easier to get through the bad days.

susiedele said...

You made me laugh, too. Love the song, brought back fun memories. Here's my mom's version.
When ere you see a hearse go by you know that someday you're gonna die.
They put you in a big black box and cover you over with gravel and rocks. And all goes well for 'bout a week and then the box begins to leak. The worms crawl in, the worms crawl out, in your mouth and out your snout.
Your mama is so cute just like mine was!