May is a month of remembering and creating memories.
In the United States, we call the second Sunday in May Mothers’ Day to honor mothers. You may not be one, but we all have one, although like me, yours may be deceased.
You may have pleasant or not so pleasant memories of your mother, as nurturing may not come easily to some women, possibly because they did not receive it. Sometimes when that happens, other women step in to bridge the gap. They deserve to be honored also.
Other events that typically occur in May include proms, graduations, and weddings. Unfortunately due to the 2020 pandemic, many did not happen or were done differently than usual. Some found quite creative ways to create meaningful memories.
I married my husband in May; I almost share an anniversary with the Duchess of Sussex, the former American actress Meghan Markle. She and Prince Harry are parents of a cute little boy, Archie and a baby girl, Lillibet. She was named for her late great-grandmother-who happened to be the late Queen of England.
Now they live in the United States, California. Their marriage has been strained by outside and internal forces, as have most marriages . I wrote about our marriage journey in this post .
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When I watched the war in Vietnam on TV news, I didn’t realize the doctor I had read about had worked there. I never imagined that I would ever go there. And I never imagined that war would help me meet my husband, and create a family that brings me joy every day.Keep reading
May timely topics include
- spring and summer health concerns
- Memorial Day, another U.S. national observance
- women’s health
- books about mothers
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