Wednesday, April 6, 2016

A to Z Challenge – E is for Emily

My mother, Emily Ganas Dachtera was born in 1912 – the 10th of 11 children.

She was a gifted artist and seamstress who never had the opportunity to capitalize on her talents.  One of my favorite memories is of the year she produced a gorgeous landscape in icing on my birthday cake. There were many challenges in her life, not the least of which was a rebellious daughter (me). 

She died at the age of 98. I still miss being able to talk to her on the phone.

Love you, Mom

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