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The Mailman Brought Me a Surprise

I got a box in the mail today from my mom's old neighbor Linda. I wasn't expecting anything from her so imagine my surprise when I opened it and found this pink ribbon cookie cutter and card from her. It's funny cause I had just been telling my neighbors about the carrot
cake she used to make for my birthday. I needed this gift from her more than you could imagine - since I have been feeling a bit depressed lately. Linda is kinda like my other mother since my mother passed away 2+ years ago.
Not only was this gift a great pick me up, and an awesome way to celebrate breast cancer awareness month - but the timing was perfect cause every October when my parents anniversary comes around I tend to feel like an orphan (since after my mother's death
my step father disappeared from our lives and we haven't seen or heard from him since) so it's a nice reminder that I am loved.

The funny thing is that my mother's name was Linda as well - and the two of them became close friends after meeting in a casino. Shortly after, Linda and her mom moved from California and bought the house next to my mom's. I guess sometimes these kinda things are just meant to be. I'm lucky to have someone like her in my life. I know she's always concerned about my well being, and is always there for me if I need her. Like I said, she's my other mother =)


Joydip said...

Hi Angi. All the best wishes for you. Take care of yourself. and please please never feel let down. Do you know you can win over cancer. Yes. Just have faith that you can do it and enjoy life. I read your blog. I'm so touched. Yes, I have added your blog in technorati. ENJOY even if its hard to enjoy. That's the secret weapon against cancer.

Heather said...

That is so nice of her! You deserve to have some happiness in your life hon.