No new card today. I just wanted to take a minute to share a story. My mom called me yesterday morning to tell me that my granny had passed away. It was a very unexpected call and I'm still in shock. While we knew she was getting older and having some health issues, we had no idea she would pass away so quickly. These pictures are about a month old now. When we took them I never thought it would be the last time I would see her.
If you are wondering why I'm posting on my card blog, it's because my granny loved my cards. My mom would tell me about how she would be so excited to get one and have to show them to everyone who visited. Most of my general cards are made with her in mind. I'm so thankful that I was able to get one in the mail that she received just last week. That love, that knowing that someone is thinking of you is really the reason we should be doing this. With all the technology out there, it still doesn't compare to the power of the written word. Of a lovely handmade card. Perhaps you have a grandparent or a parent, even a cousin who might like one? Think about mailing off one today...
The other reason I'm writing is for my mom. She's been spending a lot of nights with my granny and was there with her yesterday. She is beyond devastated to say the least. Even worse, today is mom's birthday. I was hoping maybe some of you might have a card to send mom's way? A sympathy card, thinking of you card, just something to show up in her mailbox to let her know there's people out there thinking about her. If you can do that, please email me and I'll send you her address.
I'm off to hug my girl. Today is a day when every moment is precious.