Lemurian City of Ladies

A Lemurian City Built in Memory of Christine de Pizan

Childhood Pictures of My Mami

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Friends, Romans, Ladies…behold, my mother!


When around others, she usually prefered to listen instead of talking, but when she talked,  you really listened.

She liked playing with her boy cousins, hated dolls, always wore her hair short and loved to drink Coke (to the very end, even if she was diabetic most of her life.)

So that explains why I don’t like frilly dresses, pink and most of the usual “girl” things.

Could also explain why I like the not-so-usual tv shows, like Buffy, House, Cold Case and Pushing Daisies and other detective and/or non-mainstream shows. (I also like Cagney & Lacey, which she loved before I was born.)

Written by foxndragon

August 12, 2008 at 10:05 am

Posted in Walking Tour

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  1. Nice remembrance of your mom. Don’t you sometimes wish you could have been friends with her when she was that little girl?


    August 12, 2008 at 12:50 pm

  2. I love the phrase “Beware the quiet ones”…it is so very true!
    (from one of the quiet ones)


    August 12, 2008 at 12:58 pm

  3. She sounds like a good mother, a woman not only of her time but the ages to come. I like your scrapbook pages, they are effectively artistic.



    August 12, 2008 at 1:35 pm

  4. What a lovely tribute to your mother.


    August 12, 2008 at 3:05 pm

  5. Agree, this is a lovely tribute.


    August 15, 2008 at 3:17 pm

  6. Excellent post- i love those scrapbooking pages Thalia..


    August 19, 2008 at 12:05 am

  7. I read this on the eve of Mother’s day…how fitting. We get so much from our mothers. I really miss mine. Some days I won’t be thinking about her for a minute, then I will do something and it will remind me of her as it is the way she always did it…and so the cycle continues.


    May 9, 2009 at 8:44 am

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