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Today in the United Kingdom,  it is Mother’s Day.  Traditionally known as “Mothering Sunday,” it always falls on the fourth Sunday in Lent, and the date and month can vary from year to year.

It is believed to have originated in the 16th Century, when people would visit their “mother church” on that particular Sunday and would then say that they had gone “a-mothering.”  Later,  it became the one day a year when domestic servants were given the day off from work to go home and visit their mothers.  They would gather wildflowers along the way to (more…)

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My new friend Jessie at the Threads of Life blog has tagged me in the “5 THINGS GAME”.  Gosh, you really scared me at first — I misread one of your headings, and I thought it said “55 Things on Today’s To-Do List.”  Whew!  I had to really think about some of these answers — sometimes I have a memory like a sieve!  But, in the interest of fair play and for the love of a game, here goes: (more…)

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