Thursday, October 20, 2016

TBT: 1971 My Mother's Escape


I'm thinking this photo was taken in 1971. Long ago, eh? My mother worked hard at a job she didn't like that much but a job she needed. There were things like the mortgage and food and expenses  for my Nana who lived with her and my father.  This hill in the backyard was quite a project for her but it gave her a needed relaxation after those hours in Washington DC, in an office next to the parking lot of the beautiful government building, a parking lot that often had vans waiting and filling her office with exhaust fumes. 

The garden was her escape.

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