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Mothers Never Stop Worrying

| 5/12/2015 1:59:00 PM

Rosedale GardenMoms never seem to stop worrying, even when you are grown. It’s her nature to worry about her children. I recently took Mom on one of my birding photography trips. 

On the way to the Northwest Alabama Birding Trial Site 5 near Leighton, I noticed some egrets in an area the locals call Gnat Pond and pulled off the side of the road. There was enough room between the road and the pond, but there was a sharp drop off on Mom’s side a few feet out, and she kept saying, "You are going to fall in." When I got back in the truck after taking my photographs, she was worried that the truck was going to slide down the hill.

At Site No. 5, as I pull off the west side of road, “You are going to get a flat." A little piece down the road I pulled off on the east side next to the pond, and opened the door to get out. "You’re going to get snake bit," she said.

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I had mentioned in one of my previous posts that Mom got an adult tricycle for Christmas. Since it had free shipping, I had it shipped directly to her house instead of store pick-up. If I had known how many pieces there were to put together, I would have had it shipped to the store and paid the $10 to have it put together. I expected to put everything together except for the wheels and had a rude awakening when I opened the box to get out the assembly manual to see what tools where needed. 


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