Monday, May 4, 2009

Mother Earth Day

About mid-way between Earth Day and Mother's Day, Caddo Artist sent me this:


Caddo Care Carton Contents:

Sandy Springs Buffalo Meat Jerky, Hinton, OK
Pepper Creek Farms Dip Mix, Lawton, OK
EEMB Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix & Peanut Butter Brownie, Lexington, OK
Lasley Roasted Peanuts, Eakly, OK
Scott Farms Tortilla Soup Mix & Reds, Rice, & Spice, Altus, OK
Sooners Salsa, Amigo's Salsa, Ardmore, OK
Native Roots Market Bumper Sticker, Norman, OK

That there first item was done et straight'way. The brownie soon follered and the salsa wern't long for this world. I'm not saying that Caddo is fattening me up for reunion slaughter; I am saying I haven't exhibited much self-control.

Caddo included a card with the quotation, "There is nothing more honorable than motherhood." I have plans in the coming days to disprove this, but for now, I am embracing the honorific. A separate note read, in part, "I wanted to send the apple pie, it was a party in your mouth with every bite!" The tease! I guess there is honor in motherhood, but cruelty in friendship.

Okay, while she did everything as I have written, the expanded contents of the note were personal, touching, inspiring, and directed straight my way. Perhaps there is nothing more honorable than motherhood, but for sure there's nothing more humbling than reflective generosity. This mother of three who takes care of her family and friends so well is certainly most honorable.

2 comments:

  1. When you said in your email "more to come later..." I thought you'd send an email with salsa-covered kiddos, or tell me the dip is truly amazing.

    Wow. My very own bloggy shout out...Thanks, darlin'! You are a great Mommy!

    Guilty Pleasure admission: I ate one of your buffalo jerkys. Sorry. I just love them, and I can't control myself!!

    ~Tracy

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  2. At least I know where I can get more when I go home. Thanks again for the local, sustainable yumminess.

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