My Mom's Hands

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    Born - 1922
    Irish Imigrant 1929
    Married my dad - 1951
    Mother, grandmother, great grandmother
    Carpenter, Artist, Tailor, Volunteer, Friend, Giver
    Ring - only piece of jewlery she wears- ever.
    Lost my dad in 2001.
    She has Alzheimer's-no cure.
    Catherine-Katie to most.

    Domesticated Diva, Mononc' Paul, and 11 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. reiffgladys 76 months ago | reply

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      BEAUTIFUL SHOT

    2. xyxyxxx 76 months ago | reply

      very nice image. i love the focus on her ring, it's so sparkly.

    3. Louise. 76 months ago | reply

      They're lovely hands.

      It's a cruel disease.

    4. Sharkey M. 76 months ago | reply

      Love this. Thanks for sharing her story.

    5. ♥ Moa Maria 76 months ago | reply

      This is so beautiful! Such a wonderful capture, and I love that ring. Beautiful story too, but I'm sorry about the disease...

    6. Mononc' Paul 76 months ago | reply

      A very emotional story/image Ann_Marie, it means a lot to many of us with the same situation or have been through this already. very beautiful, touching and to me, these are excellent qualities for a picture.
      Bravo

    7. SNL | Stacy Nicole 76 months ago | reply

      This is so touching! I so cherish my family and can't image life without them. Disease so so totally stinks!

    8. *Ann Gordon 76 months ago | reply

      Thank you for leaving such touching comments. My mom is almost 86 years old, she still remembers the immediate family! However, she does not know what happend yesterday. We love her and she has been the rock of our family. Now, we help her, gladly.

    9. Shubka 76 months ago | reply

      This is so lovely, so touching.

    10. marie {thej5family} 76 months ago | reply

      wow, what a beautiful photo & wonderful words!

    11. aloalo* 76 months ago | reply

      absolutely excellent, great picture.

    12. Cooriander 76 months ago | reply

      aww this is fantastic, so beautiful. My dad was born in 1920 so around the same time as you mother.

    13. Andrea McClain 76 months ago | reply

      What a wonderful shot!!!

    14. Wild Curl 76 months ago | reply

      beautiful shot...love the lighting and the sparkle in the ring
      Alzheimer's is one tough diagnosis-hard on family members-My grandmother had it. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

    15. Jana P ~ Brown-Eyed Girl Photography 76 months ago | reply

      I love everything about this! She sounds like a wonderful lady.

    16. Kathleen Tyler Conklin 76 months ago | reply

      Such a nice shot. Sounds like a wonderful woman.

    17. Nicolas Valentin 76 months ago | reply

      my mum too 1929!!

    18. {zalita} 76 months ago | reply

      this is so so beautiful Anne Marie!!!

    19. SuKiLi81 71 months ago | reply

      I like it very much. Woman´s life...

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