a BigHug


Crocheting on a hillside

A Hillside in Michigan

This is a photo of my mother, Toni (and me)

taken in 1964.

In my mothers words…

"I am pregnant with Stacey, wearing my mothers tweed coat, and
crocheting lace for the soft flannel nightgowns I am making for the new

I think I love this photo so much because I can see that my mother loved me (and my sister) even before I landed in her arms. Thanks mom, this image feels like a big hug.

2 thoughts on “a BigHug

  1. Stacey says:

    The coolest thing about this photo, and why it means so much to me, is that my mother had put my sister and I up for adoption and we just found her in October of 2004. A long story for another time, maybe.


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