The first comes from my oldest sister, Jen. She sent this out to the whole dadgum family
:No this is NOT a harassment (yet) to get in your December news. It is a shout out to our wonderful sister Kim who is an amazingly talented writer (I think you missed your calling in life, or rather you have more than one calling). I am an avid follower of her blog--even though I am not accredited as a follower because I can't figure out how to do it. I can always count on a good giggle when I read it. She wrote a most wonderful blog about Mom. I say "Ditto". If I was as talented of a writer I would say all those wonderful things and more. I had fun being with mom and dad for just a few days this month and all I can say is we are very blessed to have them as parents, friends and examples. I hope they have have a great time on their adventure this month and look forward to seeing where the Lord will have them serve a mission. In case you have never read Kim's blog you can find it on www.kimmicakes.blogspot.com and I highly recommend putting it as a favorite and checking it often. (Although it was quite a while in between the last posts--must be because she was working on getting that #1 mom status
That sparked others to read it, meaning my mom. Here's what she said:
It is nice to know that you have my funeral talk written. Don't lose it. It will save you time many years down the road when you are asked to speak. All I can say is that I am grateful that you are getting older and only remember good things. Fortunately we painted over the writing inside the bedroom closet "I hate mom and dad" written during the angst of teenage years. Probably after we'd cleaned your room and thrown out AAAbras.Love you and am looking forward to our February trip and event. Love Mom
Well, I never said my mom was known for her honesty, as I have NEVER had a AAA bra.
My sister, Nikki, also made a comment in the family newsletter:
I also ditto Kim's ode to Mom. Now she just needs to write one about dad.
Okay, Nikki, that one is done. Check http://kimmicakes.blogspot.com/2010/06/happy-fathers-day.html.
Thanks to those of you who read this silly little blog. I hope that you leave with a deeper sense of peace, refreshment, and wisdom. Who am I kidding? Refreshment?
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