Saturday, January 12, 2008

Truly Blessed!

Just a quick post, as I've managed to miss the past two days (though have put a couple of brief notes on my other blogs) and don't want to get out of the daily habit I had promised myself.

Not sure what happened on Thursday ... so long ago! But I spent most of yesterday in the very beautiful city of York, with my very beautiful Mum. It was her birthday, a day we spent together last year too ... just the two of us. I hope it becomes a new tradition!

We have lots of family traditions, like spending Father's Day at Clumber Park ... the whole family, aunts, uncles, cousins and assorted friends, with picnics and various balls and bats. Or Boxing Day when everyone heads for Mum and Dad's for cold turkey, hash browns and mushy peas! Or Saturday girlie nights: me and the girls curled up on the sofa with popcorn and ice cream, watching telly in pjs and home-made face masks.

I am blessed with a phenomenal family and love huge family get togethers, but it's so nice to have Mum all to myself sometimes. She is my greatest fan and my inspiration, as a mother and as a woman. She is warm and wise and always gives excellent advice, without ever interfering, I think she understands me where others love me but find me incomprehensible!

Oh! Now I remember what I was doing for most of Thursday ... researching Jung's archetypes, most of which goes right over my head, but is fascinating stuff! It occurred to me that they might be useful in building characters when writing fiction? I'll try and come back to this later, but this is a website with lots of (not too technical) stuff on Personality Types:

http://www.personalitypage.com/home.html

3 comments:

Annieye said...

Your mum sounds lovely. No-one loves you more than your mother does. I miss mine terribly.

I'm going to have a look at your other blogs now I have a whole Sunday afternoon free! I really should be ironing - but I'll just chuck it in the spare bedroom and shut the door I think.

HelenMH said...

Mothers are very important. I lost mine a few years ago now, so it's always good to hear about people who have a good relationship with their mother.

Moondreamer said...

Thank you, Annieye and Helen, for the lovely comments, I am very lucky, I know.

Not only for a great relationship with my Mum, but also with my daughters.

I'm sorry for your loss .. I read a beautiful blog yesterday about loss, I'll try and find it again and include it in my next post. :o)

(I hope you enjoyed the other blogs, Annieye, not that there's much to them yet! And I hope you enjoyed your ironing-free Sunday afternoon!)