Witty. Wise. Omnicompetent. Grace. Feminity with Confidence. "Don't let anybody put you in a corner." Talented. Laugh-out-loud Funny. But even more than funny, she is write-it-down wise.
"Yes, you can, Tricia. Sure you can. You name it - you can. Well, maybe not basketball. And not hockey. Or baseball. But anything else? You bet you can."
And the only thing almost as great as having her for my mom? Giving her to my children. They're pretty enamored. And nobody can blame them.
Sometimes, I think I could not possibly love her more than I do. And then I spend another day with her. And I find out I was wrong... she gets even better.
Happy Mother's Day, Mom. You're somethin' else.