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Happy Mother's Day!

So happy that I get to be a mom to these two kids. Mother's Day was a lot of this year because Joash sort of got the idea about what it was for. He and Wilbert did a little shopping for me on Saturday and wrapped the presents before nap time. When I got Joash up from his nap, he was making a quiet sign. I asked him what he was doing. He said, "Don't say anything." "About what?" I asked. "Mother's Day, " he responded then proceeded to tell me that my present were hidden in his closest.

Then on Sunday, we had the radio on in the morning and they mentioned that it was Mother's Day. Joash asked if it was and when I said yes, he said, "Mommy, I love you very much and we got you some gloves, a shovel and a fork that you could use to pick up spaghetti."

We waited to open the presents until after church and I was presented with a new pair of gardening gloves, a small gardening shovel and a small cultivator rake. It was just what I needed and we have been busy in the flower beds this week. The vegetable garden got a nice layer of manure on it today and then once it is tilled again, we will start planting.

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