Sunday, May 08, 2016
Mother's Day Five Questions
1: What year was your mother born? 1927, both of my parents were born in 1927.
2: What secret do you know about your mother, that you are willing to reveal? She sent money to her adult kids, against my father's wishes, I drove her to post office a couple of times to do this.
3: Who was the disciplinarian, Mom or Dad? Mom,
4: What was her life like growing up? She spent summers on a farm, and a lot of winters - off season from farming - in Detroit where her father would work running a dragline or shovel. When she was a teenager, her family drove to California and back with a travel trailer.
5: What was the bravest thing she ever did? Shortly after finishing high school, she left home and went to live with an Aunt in Detroit. Her father didn't think she should work, just find a husband to take care of her, and she wanted a life.