Please and Thank You


Please and Thank You

On the summer solstice, the longest, brightest, most sun-festy day of the year, I honored one of my mother’s dying wishes and planted her beneath a flowering bush, a crape myrtle, to be precise. My mom died last October and this past Mother’s Day, the first without her, found me trawling through some murky emotional waters. So I did what I always do when faced with emotional dishevelment: I worked on DIY projects. I weeded, planted flowers, made homemade dishwashing soap, and ice cream — actually, I watched my husband make ice cream, but I did help clean up the mess — and I cried more than little.

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About Pam Lazos

writer, blogger, environmentally hopeful
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