Saturday was my mother's birthday. She would have been 100 years old.
She was a small woman with a big personality, and strength of character that was as much a part of her style as high heels, circle skirts, and unique hairstyle.
A cousin recently said about my parents that they thought outside the box way before it was cool. While always good and kind, they were also unapologetically themselves.
I do the best I can with what I have. That's my mantra, on good days and through the dark ones too. Lessons learned by example are often the best ones, aren't they?