Friday, May 11, 2012

Mother's Day brings reflection for family

My sister Maureen was amidst raising her three boys out in Oregon.
First there was Kevin, then Patrick and finally Brendan.
Great Irish names.
Anyway, Mo had just gone through another row with her brawling brood when she said something that resonates still.
Especially on Mother’s Day.
Her words, I’m sure, made our sainted mother howl in heaven:
"I don’t know how Mommy didn’t strangle all of us."
Hear, hear.
She certainly had her hands full with me — even though I’ve always thought I was a good kid.

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