Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Mom

Alyce Adair - March 4, 1915 - November 6, 2012 - What a gal!  I am so lucky to have been her child.  She was artistic, energetic, creative, had a can-do attitude, willing to try anything, a good sport, beautiful, musical, well-read, worldly, driven, outspoken, and intelligent.

65 comments:

grendelskin said...

My deepest condolences. It sounds like you had plenty of opportunity to appreciate your Mom while she was alive, that's fortunate indeed.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

So sorry for your loss. But what sweet memories you have to cherish.

Paula, the quilter said...

My condolences on the loss of your mother.

Candace said...

I'm so sorry for the loss of your dear mother. I can tell from your tribute that she was beautiful in every way.

Janet O. said...

My prayers will be with you for comfort at her passing. If we didn't love so deeply the loss wouldn't hurt so much.
Sounds like she had a long, full life. What a blessing!

paulette said...

My thoughts are with you, Elaine. You sound truly blessed to have had her in your life! What a roll model!
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Lynn said...

So sorry you lost your mother. It sounds like you might have just gotten your creativity from her.

LynCC said...

This is such a lovely, peaceful portrait of your Mom. I'm so sorry she's passed on. What a beautifully long life she had. I hope your heart finds comfort for the ache that has to be there. {{{{{ }}}}}

aubirdwoman said...

definitely your Mother's Daughter hugs from downunder

Lurline said...

Oh to be so cherished - I hope this thought brings a little happiness at such a sad time!
Hugs - Lurline.

Lindah said...

Lovely tribute! What a special lady. And from what I know of you through your blog, you are very much like her. May those fond memories bring comfort.

jovaliquilts said...

My condolences on your loss. It's a lovely photo and a lovely tribute.

julieQ said...

I am so sorry Elaine. Your great love for her is wonderful!

Cyn said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. What a great tribute you wrote! Your Mom sounds wonderful.
Heartfelt hugs coming your way, dear friend.

jirons42 said...

What a wonderful tribute to your mother! I will strive to live up to those qualities for my children to find in me.

Gypsy Quilter said...

What a lovely picture. I imagine she also lived through a very difficult time in history when times got tough and the tough got going. An inspiration to us all. Thanks for sharing.

Chris said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. Losing your mother is never easy, no matter how old you are. She was beautiful and you have received many gifts from her as evidenced through your writing.

LC said...

love and prayers as you grieve and remember...

zippiknits said...

I'm very sorry to hear of your loss. May your sweet memories of your wonderful mother sustain you in this sad chapter of Life.

There will come a time when your sweet memories overtake those raw feelings of sadness.

You've written a lovely tribute to your mother.

SubeeSews said...

Please accept my deepest sorrow for you and your loss. I know that the words you used to describe your Mother also describe you.
XOXOXO Subee

Angie said...

I'm so sorry, Elaine. Your words describe a bright and beautiful soul.

Helen in the UK said...

So sorry for the loss of your mom. Was wondering why you had been so quiet recently, now I understand :)

sewprimitive karen said...

I'm sorry for your loss, Elaine. You look like your mom and sounds like you got your creativity from her, too. What a pretty photograph.

Pokey said...

It never matters how old we get, there is such a blow to the loss of our Mom. I'm sorry for your loss, and glad she had such a long life ~
hugs, pokey

Purple Pam said...

Your mom sounds like a wonderful woman. I am sorry for your loss. From your writing it shows how much you loved her. My thoughts and condolences are with you.

Quilter Kathy said...

Very painful to lose your Mom, but it sounds like you had a wonderful role model to for your life. What a great photo of her...love the light on her face.

Gypsy Quilter said...

Your fence looks wonderful. The quilt, even better. Congratulations on making it through another construction project!

Quilting4U said...

I am just now reading this post, I am so sadden for your loss. My heart goes out to you and prayers coming your way! I know you will miss her very much, and that you will carry all the wonderful memories in your heart and mind til you meet again.
God Bless You! HUGS!

joanknnd said...

my condolences Elaine, in your loss.we are always our mother's daughter but we can always cherish our good memories. may you have health and peace.

merrily row said...

So sorry for your loss. She lived a long and per your testimony, wonderful life. I pray for you and yours.

Lynn Dykstra said...

My sympathies for you and your family.
What beautiful words you wrote about her.

Vivian said...

Catching up on blog reading and came across this. Sending you belated condolences for your loss. She sounds like she was a great lady and you are definitely a "chip off the old block".

She is not gone because she lives in your heart and memories.

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