Happy birthday mother. I think of you and refer to you everyday!
The ability to do as she pleases and “calm as a hurricane”…they got that right!
Mother’s Day circa 1994:
You were born in the Depression years. You were named after your fathers’ mother – Jennie Cooper. As a child, you could skate faster and ride a bike better than any boy in LaGrange, Georgia. You loved your mother but were much closer to your father. You are a diehard Georgia Bulldog fan and it goes without saying that you hate Georgia Tech but you always respected a “Tech Man.” You were in the Coast Guard and loved the Big Band era of the war years. Frank Sinatra was your favorite. You are an encyclopedia of Southern sayings like, “If you misbehave again, it’s gonna be too wet to plow.” You feel like there is a difference between which side of the Mason-Dixon Line you’re from. A twist of fate determined…
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2 Replies to “Happy Birthday Jennie Cooper! One hell of a mother.”
John, I enjoyed your loving post about your Mama. Very nice. Ken
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You and me are family people. That’s why it resonated. I know how much you loved your parents. Hope you are well. J