Happy Mothers’ Day

And a tribute to the awesome mothers in my life.  Thanks for all you’ve taught me.

Mom Ruth Blau and mother-in-law Nora Fox at our wedding in 1993.

Grandmother Edith Blau sometime in the 1980s.

Grandmother Helen Farr Smith (Robertson) Love sometime in the 1950s.

And my sister-in-law Terri Robertson with my niece & nephew and their Aunt Amy — my favorite title!   Photo ca. 2000.  The kids are graduating from middle school & high school, respectively, next month; I have waaaay more gray in my hair; and somehow Terri still looks the same!

Late comment:  What does it say about my obvious genetic heritage as a nerd that both of my *grandmothers* are wearing suits?  Between that and the fact that I was partially gestated at a law school, my inevitable nerdiness was predestined.

My mother is lucky I wasn’t born with a copy of Black’s Law Dictionary in my hands!

  1. May 13, 2012 at 8:48 pm

    What a great tribute BUT I was thinner at your wedding and Ruth remains fit and trim. Not fair. Thanks so much and we are grateful to have kids like you.

  2. BlueLoom
    May 14, 2012 at 5:36 am

    Thanks for the warm & loving tribute to your female lineage.

    Nora: I think we’re both doing pretty darn well for a couple of over-70 dames. Oooops! Did I let out a secret?

  3. TRobertson
    May 15, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    Thanks, but my hair is much lighter now, the only thing that is, unfortunately!

  4. May 11, 2014 at 6:55 am

    Reblogged this on Thought Snax and commented:

    As I prepare for the 10th Circuit on Tuesday (excuses, excuses!) I thought I’d just re-run last year’s Mothers’ Day post. Love you, Mom, Nora, Terri, and all the other amazing moms I know.

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