mom, otherwise know as, joan

9 Jul

appreciating mom for her ability to listen so well, care so deeply and laugh much.  nothing better than an evening of joan, cards, steaks on the grill, chardonnay in the glass and moby on the sound system.

12 Responses to “mom, otherwise know as, joan”

  1. consulting marketplace October 18, 2013 at 1:29 pm #

    Insightful thoughts. cheers.


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