But, sadly, I can no longer do that.
It’s been almost two years now, but it still feels so recent. It still feels like you should answer the phone when I call the house to speak to Dad. It still feels like you should be there in your house when I visit Dad.
It’s strange. The memories are there.....so clear. You’re there in the kitchen taking some treacle scones out of the oven. You baked them because you knew I was visiting. I can almost smell those scones when I think of it.
Your smile. Your eyes. So happy always.
I have so many memories and they are all so good. I’m lucky to have them.
I am so so lucky and so proud to have had you as my Mum.
So wherever you are Mum, my very special Mum......happy birthday xx
When God created Betty.......
He looked down on earth one day
From that throne of His above
And decided to create a special lady
Whose heart would be full of love
She’d have extra special qualities
Like compassion and understanding
And an extra special nature
Which would never be demanding
He added patience and thoughtfulness
And lots of kindness too
Then he mixed them altogether
And the end result was you!
Love you forever Mum