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Birthday Memories of My Mum

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Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 7 Mar 2013 08:39

Thanks all. I did remember your Mum's birthday was on the same day Ann.

Shirley, it's lovely that your nephew has made it possible for you to see all those old photos again. I have lots of pics of my parents and other members of the family but must write on the backs of them as they won't mean a thing to my son, who isn't that bothered about the other family members at the mo (they are cousins and aunts and uncles of mine that he never knew) but he might be interested one day.

The daughter of one late cousin said on fb the other day that her Mum found some old film up of my parents with her grandparents so she has invited me to visit sometime (Southend way) to have a look at them and reminisce.

My Mum was terrified of modern gadgets, she wouldn't have a small microwave from me when I bought a bigger one but it would have been useful to reheat things for my Dad when he was ill and then later to do things for herself when she lived alone.

In the late 1970s I offered her an automatic washing machine that a friend gave me for the house I was modernising, it wouldn't fit in my tiny kitchen so I suggested she have it instead of hauling out the twin tub. Mum was so upset and panicky that I ended up giving it to a neighbour instead, but it would have saved Mum so much work. She just couldn't cope with technology of any kind, she would never have managed with freeview and so many tv channels etc and of course wouldn't have given a video recorder or dvd recorder houseroom lol

So much progress in such a short time really, at least she did get a vacuum cleaner eventually lol

Lizx

Wend

Wend Report 6 Mar 2013 22:40

Happy Memories of our Mums <3

Elizabethofseasons

Elizabethofseasons Report 6 Mar 2013 22:38

Dear Ladies

Hello

Sending you all extra caring thoughts as you remember your mums.

Lots of good wishes
Elizabeth
xx

~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 6 Mar 2013 19:33

Hello Liz:)

Thinking of you and your mum and AnnG's:))

As you have all said they are never far away in our thoughts......If our telly played up she would thump it...lol....Computers....ooo no she woud'nt have had one of them, but been fascinated. So many things that have happened since her death that she would have been so sad about and angry.....its another world now since 1981:((((

Jude xx

Sallie

Sallie Report 6 Mar 2013 19:03

Hi Liz, thinking of your mum today. Our mum's are never far away from our thoughts, are they?

Ann, also thinking of your mum today.

Love, Sallie.x

dutch

dutch Report 6 Mar 2013 18:50

Shirley thats loverly i wish i had photos of my mum and dad being only child ,but my first OH burn all the photos when i divoiced him sorry for cutting in on your thread Liz got hospital 3rd aprilxx

dutch

dutch Report 6 Mar 2013 18:45

Liz Sheila sends you her love and thinking about you today and your loverly Mum
Love Sheila 7xx
ps have put this on for Sheila as her pc keeps going on and off

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 6 Mar 2013 16:46

We lost Mum in 1980 & Dad in 1975 and sometimes I think my memories of their faces have faded. Recently on Facebook i posted a picture of our wedding and asked is any of the family recognized themselves or their parents . It has sparked off responses from all around the family including grown nieces and nephews I had lost touch with knowing who they married and their chidren. The nice thing is one of my nephews has opened a private family page and pictures long forgotten have been uploaded to it . Its really lovely to say Ahh thats mum and thats dad & I remember that picture.

They never go very far away from your heart.

Liz I am sure your mum is looking down and saying thanks for the birthday wishes <3

Brenda from Wales

Brenda from Wales Report 6 Mar 2013 16:12

Liz...thinking of you.We always keep them and the memories in our hearts.x x <3 <3

Barbra

Barbra Report 6 Mar 2013 14:48

Liz we never forget our Mums .miss mine so much 30yrs since she passed away.keep her close to your Heart Barbra xx

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 6 Mar 2013 08:27

Liz, thoughts of your Mum and my Mum too. I think the same sometimes re phoning. I also say, when awful things happen in the news that she'd never understand how things have gone. And as for technology, she thought she was clever to learn how to manage the TV Lol!!! <3

dutch

dutch Report 6 Mar 2013 07:33

Liz my friend she would have been so proud of your son and your in my thoughts take care loverly lady
Love Dutchxx

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 6 Mar 2013 04:38

born 6th March 1916, it's coming up to 18 years since Mum died - seems like yesterday in many ways. Time does make things easier but I still sometimes think 'Oh I must ring Mum and tell her this or that.' How she would have loved to see my son all grown up. I dare say she has seen him and keeps an eye on him and me.

Happy Birthday Mum

Lizxxx