On Thursday, May 23, Tom and I drove ten hours from Columbus, Ohio to Seaford, Delaware to visit her.
It had been five months since I'd seen my mother, and in recent years every time we plan a visit I always wonder how my mother will look when I see her again after not having seen her for a few months.
This time as soon as we arrived I thought she looked so pretty that I immediately made her sit in her kitchen for a few portraits:
She was dressed for going out that evening, as the plan had been that when we arrived we'd all go out for dinner with my brother and his wife.
However, shortly after we arrived a thunderstorm flashed down from the sky, complete with torrential rains and high winds,
When we were ready to order the friendly server asked my mom, "your regular, Hon?", my mom's regular being the "one-one-one," which is one egg, one slice of bacon and one pancake for $3.99.
Tom and I, however, felt we needed to look over the menu, of which I commenced snapping a few shots.
"I was just wondering if you take pictures of the toilets when you use the bathrooms."
I informed her that as a matter of fact I have been known to snap a shot of a toilet if I came a cross a particularly distinctive one,
Here are some pictures of her taken during World War II, during which she was an Army nurse,
When dinnertime rolled around we headed over to another of my mom's favorite local restaurants,