I can think of many ways to spend the $25 billion that retailers take in from Mother’s Day presents that might make the world better. But I don’t feel that way about Mother’s Day cards. I love them. Our children are well into their forties and I think I have every card they ever sent–the first came from our elder son in utero. They are often funny, but more often, I am moved to tears by their words.
We celebrated Mother’s Day with Jeremy and his family in Maryland over the weekend. On Monday morning, as always, I was feeling sad to leave. But as our older grandson Leo (age fifteen) rushed out the door to go to school, he gave me the card you see above.
It’s a keeper.