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Weekly Photo Challenge – Dialogue

Dialogue between a Mother and Son

peyton profile

Peyton – 2nd Grade – 2004

 

mom profile

Peyton’s mom – 2nd Grade – 1973

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My silhouette was cut out of special paper by an artist that my mother discovered in a magazine.  She sent him a photo and he cut the silhouette and mounted it on the paper you see above.  It is worn and a bit discolored.  Peyton’s silhouette was created in his 2nd grade art class.  The teacher placed a white piece of paper on the wall and took a photo.  The children were given the chance to use an overhead projector and trace the outline of the shadow on a black piece of paper.  The young artists completed their silhouette by cutting along their trace line.

Both of these silhouettes represent Peyton and myself at approximately the same age – 2nd grade.  What has always captured my eye is how much he and I look alike.   Through the years, I have thought these photos were in someway – communicating.  Yes, they are not facing one another and one is larger than the other, but in many ways they are…

Peyton and I knew one another before either one us ever had the knowledge that the other would exist.

https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/dialogue

August 30, 2014 at 12:51 am 13 comments

a factoid quote – by Jordan

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“The real reason the United States is referred to as a melting pot

is because

it has more active cultures than a cup of yogurt.”

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Words from my son, who is now heading back to school to begin his sophomore year in college.  I said “I will see you soon” and hugged (squeezed) him very hard and left a few (okay, actually, many) tears on his shoulder.  I know he is doing what he must and doing the grow up thing but I am still a mom who misses her Pnut and a very leaky faucet.  Does any one have a number for a good plumber?   🙂

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last trip

our last trip to pick up Jordy from work…waiting…

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August 14, 2014 at 2:00 pm 12 comments

lamentations

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i know he has to go

but

knowing does not make it any less painful.

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it is not a ‘forever‘ goodbye,

it is a ‘i’ll see ya later‘ goodbye.

however,

inside

it is a ‘i will miss you so, so, so very much‘ goodbye

and

i cannot wait for you to come back home‘ goodbye

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August 6, 2014 at 3:30 pm 16 comments

to Jordy

my time with you is priceless

my love for you is endless

August 4, 2014 at 2:10 pm 13 comments

shopping with mom

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every line is long

patience is rapidly waning

a voice speaks quietly –

“at least we’re together”

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April 7, 2014 at 3:12 pm 2 comments

words for J & P’s

my

heart is

full of love

for my children.

life would not exist

without them here

by my side

loving

me.

yes, J & P are my sons

P’s is my girl

February 27, 2014 at 3:47 pm 2 comments

pnut

tears keep streaming down

staggering sadness pains me

I’ll miss him so much

walking gitchy

the last ‘w’

August 12, 2013 at 5:53 pm 20 comments

then

days from long ago

wistful thoughts run through my mind

a little squirt – then

Jordy sleeping on his booksfell asleep while reading…..

August 6, 2013 at 8:37 pm 9 comments


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