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democrank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-10-11 04:42 AM
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31. Terrific...
One of the best pieces I`ve ever read at DU.
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  -I drove 127 miles each way today to mow my Mom's lawn. givemebackmycountry  Jul-09-11 09:12 PM   #0 
  - Now that...is an excellent post.  Poll_Blind   Jul-09-11 09:14 PM   #1 
  - Your mom raised a great kid!  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-09-11 09:15 PM   #2 
  - My mother was born in '34 ... and I'm 46  REP   Jul-09-11 09:21 PM   #3 
  - I think you deserve some real kudos for that. =)  AverageJoe90   Jul-09-11 09:22 PM   #4 
  - I too use to do anything for my mother....  SnoopDog   Jul-09-11 09:23 PM   #5 
  - Trust me  madmax   Jul-09-11 09:27 PM   #6 
  - Tell your Mom thanks for raising a really nice guy.  Booster   Jul-09-11 09:27 PM   #7 
  - I'm betting you mom is one happy lady tonight  malaise   Jul-09-11 09:29 PM   #8 
  - What a great post. Makes my day! n/t  Sal Minella   Jul-09-11 09:34 PM   #9 
  - hell I'm ready to drive all the way from oklahoma to help you  madokie   Jul-09-11 09:36 PM   #10 
  - You are a fine son. I am pretty certain she's proud of you. nt  MADem   Jul-09-11 09:37 PM   #11 
  - Simply love it!  CleanGreenFuture   Jul-09-11 09:39 PM   #12 
  - Nice work!  The Midway Rebel   Jul-09-11 09:49 PM   #13 
  - Great Post!  Kaleva   Jul-09-11 09:53 PM   #14 
  - You're a good boy! My mom broke her foot in may and her wrist last week  Snoutport   Jul-09-11 09:57 PM   #15 
  - K&R. And a great post. n/t  jtuck004   Jul-09-11 10:00 PM   #16 
  - I love everything about the post except that you are 56....  Walk away   Jul-09-11 11:02 PM   #17 
  - Yep.. that would be my suggestion too..  SoCalDem   Jul-09-11 11:40 PM   #21 
  - OMG you guys 56 isn't all that ancient!  K8-EEE   Jul-10-11 12:49 AM   #26 
     - For real.  pecwae   Jul-10-11 06:54 AM   #34 
        - You are fortunate.  Enthusiast   Jul-10-11 09:09 AM   #46 
        - I bike and swim all summer and I'm 57 but....  Walk away   Jul-10-11 10:17 AM   #50 
  - Remove the 56 reference  Pacifist Patriot   Jul-10-11 08:34 AM   #43 
  - The problem with local teenagers...  Dappleganger   Jul-10-11 08:36 AM   #44 
  - My first thought upon seeing the headline  SheilaT   Jul-10-11 12:13 PM   #58 
  - Beautiful post........thank you!  Scottybeamer70   Jul-09-11 11:13 PM   #18 
  - Your lucky your Granpa was able to tell you those those stories!  sce56   Jul-09-11 11:33 PM   #19 
  - great post! made me smile..  frylock   Jul-09-11 11:40 PM   #20 
  - Beautiful ....  Dystopian   Jul-09-11 11:49 PM   #22 
  - Wha???  u4ic   Jul-10-11 12:13 AM   #23 
  - Wonderful story. Beautifully told.  JDPriestly   Jul-10-11 12:30 AM   #24 
  - Totally loved this post.  K8-EEE   Jul-10-11 12:47 AM   #25 
  - I don't believe you.  pnwmom   Jul-10-11 01:10 AM   #27 
  - We should all be taping those wonderful old stories of survival. I  jwirr   Jul-10-11 02:06 AM   #28 
  - Most Excellent Post !!! - K & R !!!  WillyT   Jul-10-11 02:27 AM   #29 
  - Great post ! That is the reason we are here, to help other sentient beings.  urbuddha   Jul-10-11 03:14 AM   #30 
  - Terrific...  democrank   Jul-10-11 04:42 AM   #31 
  - Hell man you should be a writer. Great post!  B Calm   Jul-10-11 05:18 AM   #32 
  - mom  mikeburetta   Jul-10-11 05:27 AM   #33 
  - What a beautiful, moving post  MissDeeds   Jul-10-11 07:03 AM   #35 
  - Excellent!  kentuck   Jul-10-11 07:13 AM   #36 
  - Thanks for posting this.  lunatica   Jul-10-11 07:13 AM   #37 
  - Two points  TomClash   Jul-10-11 07:22 AM   #38 
  - Good on you  dipsydoodle   Jul-10-11 07:39 AM   #39 
  - Lovely post. I already love your family. n/t  Tom Rinaldo   Jul-10-11 07:45 AM   #40 
  - brought tears to my eyes...thx  blueamy66   Jul-10-11 08:16 AM   #41 
  - one of the best posts ever, thanks for sharing that  Motown_Johnny   Jul-10-11 08:31 AM   #42 
  - K&R!  Enthusiast   Jul-10-11 09:07 AM   #45 
  - Awesome, awesome story!  graywarrior   Jul-10-11 09:35 AM   #47 
  - well I certainly like the line about the Irish  hfojvt   Jul-10-11 09:44 AM   #48 
  - I really enjoyed reading your post. Thanks! k/r n/t  bear425   Jul-10-11 09:48 AM   #49 
  - k&r  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-10-11 10:18 AM   #51 
  - You're a lucky man. Thanks for the post. And please don't have a heart attack. nt  bertman   Jul-10-11 10:59 AM   #52 
  - "either way you win" = you end up with the lion's share of the REAL estate. nt  patrice   Jul-10-11 11:01 AM   #53 
  - your whole family sounds great, right on down to you  loveandlight   Jul-10-11 11:04 AM   #54 
  - I am irish too  marlakay   Jul-10-11 11:13 AM   #55 
  - your folks sound like mind. your mom and g. dad are heroes  roguevalley   Jul-10-11 11:27 AM   #56 
  - One of the best posts I've ever read here.  stevedeshazer   Jul-10-11 11:43 AM   #57 
  - Thanks for sharing that. (nt)  rbnyc   Jul-10-11 12:44 PM   #59 
  - Wow  datadiva   Jul-10-11 12:54 PM   #60 
  - Really enjoyed reading that, thanks  Whisp   Jul-10-11 12:55 PM   #61 
  - Similar situation with my folks. Two hour drive each way for chores. Advice:  glinda   Jul-10-11 01:55 PM   #62 
  - Great story.  Beacool   Jul-10-11 02:11 PM   #63 
  - Wish they were around  tooeyeten   Jul-10-11 02:30 PM   #64 
  - Super kudos to you, John.  Zoigal   Jul-10-11 03:07 PM   #65 
  - You are a really great son and I know your mom appreciates you. n/t  RebelOne   Jul-10-11 03:28 PM   #66 
  - I love this post and your family. K&R.  myrna minx   Jul-10-11 04:46 PM   #67 
  - Difference today... we need to fight to take the Democratic Party *back*  gtar100   Jul-10-11 05:31 PM   #68 
  - Where's Grandpa when you really need him??  dan shays   Jul-10-11 05:34 PM   #69 
  - Get your Mom on Skype!!!  blaze   Jul-10-11 06:22 PM   #70 
  - That so reminds me of my mom...  WCGreen   Jul-10-11 07:42 PM   #71 
  - A K/R -- and ...  defendandprotect   Jul-10-11 08:54 PM   #72 
  - Fabulous story, fabulous sentiment  Iwillnevergiveup   Jul-10-11 11:56 PM   #73 
  - Mowing Mom's lawn  maddiemom   Jul-11-11 02:24 PM   #74 
 

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