Sunday, May 10, 2009

Minnesota Mother's Day

While other guys were taking their Moms to a brunch or something more boring, mine asked to be taken golfing. Who am I to deny such a request?

Things were cold up here in Minnesota, with temps not getting out of the 50's. A stiff NW wind kept things chilly, but the conversation and the company offered plenty of warmth.

While Mom's game was not its usual, I'm blaming it on the temps. Seriously, who can golf when you're dressed up like this?

She shot in the 100s, I was in the 90s, and both of us held out hope for warmer temps and hotter scores later in the season.

I can't speak for her, but from my perspective, I had a great Mother's Day. We don't get much one-on-one time, and I really enjoyed my day with her.

I'm lucky to have had an incredible Mom like her to help mold me into the man that I am, and of all of the wonderful blessings that I have in my life, she's perhaps the greatest. My life would be quite different had she not played all of those important roles through these growing decades.

Thanks for everything Mom. I love you.


  1. Good for you Mike. You are lucky to have your Mom around. My mother passed way too early, but she also was able to teach me valuable lessons and mold me to what I am today. I do think it is pathetic that your Mother is almost as good as you at golf – 10 strokes. Cheers to her and you should practice more.

  2. Hey Mike,
    You are do have "perhaps the greatest Mom around". She is an incredible woman and you are very lucky to have her!

    Hope you guys are doing well. Hi to Vera for me.


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