An image to inspire via dad circa 1970s-ish.
These are the hands of my father's grandmother. A woman who I knew as a child and teen and whom I am blessed to remember clearly. This woman is a role model, a guide, to not only me, but to the generations of women who have followed her.
These are the hands of a woman that one day I hope to be. An imperfect human working, daily, to create her best life. I want to be a grandmom: a woman who has used her hands for good: cooking, cleaning, nurturing, nourishing, feeding, growing, preserving, raising, scolding, hugging, folding, washing, bathing, ironing, kneading, patting, smoothing.
Just a bit of inspiration on this snowy Spring Monday morning.