Sunday, May 14, 2006

Happy Mother's Day



As much as we remember the thorns it is the beauty of the blossom as it flowers that fills our hearts. To my Mother, to the Mother of my children, and to all who have earned the name Mother, I wish you a Happy Mother's Day.

16 comments:

michaelm said...

Well said, Fuzz.
A Happy Mother's Day to Joyce...

~m

Jamie said...

Aw, sweet.

angel, jr. said...

That was nice.
That brought to mind that line in Steel Magnolia about how women were expected to be as dainty and pretty as a magnolia, but were stronger than most men gave them credit for. Yes I watched that chick flick and yes it got me a little choked up--so sue me!!! Happy Mother's Day to Angry Joyce.

Ranea said...

Oh Fuzz, You old softy! Happy Mother's Day Angry Joyce.

:P fuzzbox said...

michael: I shall pass the word along.

jamie: That should be my middle name :) And A Happy Mother's Day to you.

angel, jr: Thanks, I shall pass the word along.

ranea: I shall let her know. Happy Mother's Day to you.

Jim said...

"The Yellow Rose of Texas" is a famous Texas legend best reserved for campfire nights.

The phrase "Yellow Rose" comes from the blossoms on the cacti that Fuzz has pictured. On the dry, treeless expanses of West Texas, the pioneers called the blossoms "yellow roses" -- they bloom around Mother's Day in the Spring.

"She's the sweetest little rosebud that Texas ever knew,
Her eyes are bright as diamonds, they sparkle like the dew;
You may talk about your Clementine, and sing of Rosalee,
But the yellow rose of Texas is the only girl for me."

["rosebud" is not in the original version of the song, which was about the woman in the legend]

Happy Mother's Day to those of you who am, whose are bright as diamonds, and sparkle like the dew.

Catch said...

Fuzz ~ what a beautiful post and thank you for that. Tell Joyce Happy Mothers day....

:P fuzzbox said...

jim: And after the bloom comes the prickly pears. They are tough to eat but make a fine jelly.

catch: Thanks, I will let her know.

Mimi said...

Oh Fuzz you sweety!

Happy Mothers Day to Joyce!

the weirdgirl said...

Happy Mother's Day, Joyce!

Keshi said...

that pic is so serene!

Happy Mums Day to ur Ma Fuzzy!

Keshi.

:P fuzzbox said...

mimi: Ain't I though.

weirdgirl: I shall pass it on.

keshi: It is serene but it also proves the saying that everything in West Texas either sticks ya, bites ya, or fucks ya. Cactus and mesquite; it is just too bad that there wasn't a rattler slithering around.

dragonflyfilly said...

ummmm hmmmmmm, loverly.....

:P fuzzbox said...

They do look nice when they are in bloom.

Keshi said...

lol oh ok!

Keshi.

:P fuzzbox said...

That is one of my favorite sayings.