45 Years Ago: You gave me life and nurtured me into a strong and healthy little boy.40 Years Ago: You gave me music and planted the seeds of my future.
35 Years Ago: You gave me loving security and the freedom to enjoy a happy and magical childhood.
30 Years Ago: You drove me hundreds of times to my jobs, tolerated my basement bands and massaged my 3 a.m. leg cramps for an entire summer.
10 Years Ago: You become the perfect Grandma to my 3 children as they grow up and always look forward to going to "Grandma's house," having Grandma visit and getting a stick of gum in the mail in one of Grandma's "letters for no reason."
5 Years Ago: You continue to graciously open up your home while you host perfect holiday celebrations and allow my entire family to take over your house.
Today: You continue to give your love through weekend visits, thoughtful notes and special phone calls.
45 years ago you became my mom. Much of the happiness and success I enjoy today I attribute to the way you instilled your morals, faith and love in me. So for everything you've ever done for me I just want to say one thing -