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kenmo
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As some of you may know from my prior post my Mom passed away this December 7th. She was born on Christmas Eve and would have been 79.

I took this photo August 29, 2010 while Mom was doing something she seldom did. Take a rest.

When I pointed my DSLR camera with it’s long telephoto lens at her she grinned and said
“Don’t take your Mother’s picture”
then smiled and covered her face.

She thought her hair was untidy and wasn’t wearing the clothes to warrant a photo.

Whenever I pointed the camera she covered her face. This “game” continued for a few minutes, finally I gave up and snapped her photo and informed her I had indeed taken her photo.

She grinned and said “You did not”.

I replied “Yes I did”…

Later that night I displayed the photo on my computer to her. She grinned and asked me to show it to anyone….

Sorry Mom, this is one promise I can not keep…

I love this photo, it kind of captures the innocence and the devilsh side of Mom….

A day or two prior Mom had some blood work.

The needle left a bruise on her arm which you can see in the photo…

I’m sure she doesn’t mind me sharing it with you….

I miss you Mom...
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Dec 15, 2011 5:35:27 pm
I sorry for your lost but you got her spirit here to remember her

by jocko500 Homepage »

Dec 15, 2011 7:54:59 pm
Hmmm. Sadness to the heart, you can look down from the clouds as it will watch over his family. A cozy for my departure, your Mum ((5 + +))


Hummm. Tristesse dans to coeur tu pourra la regarder du haut des nuages car elle veillera sur toute sa famille . Mes simpathies pour le départ de, ta Maman ((5++))

by mickeyrony Homepage »

Dec 15, 2011 10:02:47 pm
Sorry for your loss ken.

by coaster1robert Homepage »

Dec 16, 2011 12:58:19 am
Your love for your Mom continues deeply!

by DennisReed Homepage »

Dec 16, 2011 2:07:23 am
Peek a boo Mum, uh ?
Good to see she had a wicked sense of humour and you captured her essence perfectly Ken.
Nice memories & ~Cheers~

by jif3d Homepage »

Dec 16, 2011 12:55:22 pm
marvelous image and beautiful memories/feelings!

by flavia49 Homepage »

Dec 16, 2011 5:35:17 pm
What a lovely memory this is. She looks like a delightful soul ... I'm sure you miss her immensely.

by auntietk Homepage »

Dec 16, 2011 10:06:39 pm
I think most moms are that way about photos.charming capture Ken

by Richardphotos Homepage »

Apr 10, 2012 11:21:29 am
Well done:)

by bmac62 Homepage »

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