My tribute to my mom – I.O.U.

Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty

My mom is a great woman and has the patience of a saint! As she put it, she had to put up with doing my laundry, and from time to time, finding frogs and snakes in my pockets. I guess I made doing laundry as exciting for her, as it was to me as a six year old, by putting those items in my pockets.

She has been a wonderful grandmother to my kids, and has been a great teacher to thousands of kids as a Kindergarten teacher in the Tigard Tualatin Schools. My tribute to mom was said best by Jimmy Dean in his song called I.O.U. So here is to you mom.






Todd Clark - broker
Kastings & Associates
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Patricia Kennedy
Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc. - Washington, DC
For Your Home in the Capital

Todd, so your mom is a kindergarten teacher!  That must have been so amazing when you were growing up!

May 09, 2008 08:20 PM #1
Lisa Friedman
Alliance Realtors - Bedminster, NJ
Central New Jersey Real Estate

Aw, that's so sweet.  Snakes in your pockets though? 

May 09, 2008 08:20 PM #2
Elaine M. Gage
Home Staging Online Services - Lakewood, CO
A Wonderful Space, LLC

Todd- I see where you get your smile...very sweet tribute!

May 09, 2008 08:29 PM #3
Sara Homan
Coldwell Banker Ellison Realty 352-209-4044 - Ocala, FL
Realtor, Homes, Farms & 55+

Awe Todd, that is so precious!  Nobody can ever replace a momma.  It is wonderful that you honor her, treat her like the queen that she is...but no more snakes & stuff ok?

May 09, 2008 08:49 PM #4
Fran Gaspari
Patriot Land Transfer, Inc. - Limerick, PA
"The Title Man" - Title Insurance - PA & NJ


Great post and audio clip, TC...This will be my first Mother's day without my mom who passed away in January...we sorely miss her!!! Thanks,   Fran

May 09, 2008 09:26 PM #5
Todd - Your Mom is a cutie! Don't forget to tell her every day that you love her...
May 09, 2008 10:36 PM #6
Jesse & Kathy Clifton
Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS® - Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks Alaska Real Estate Specialists, 907-328-9328

Hey, Todd - I love the Jimmy Dean clip.  I don't think I've ever heard that one before and it is quite appropriate. 

May 10, 2008 04:16 AM #7
* Rate A Home
Rate A Home - Saugatuck, MI

Todd, what a nice ThemThem to your Mother. Hope she has a great mothers day!

Thanks for sharing with the group.

May 10, 2008 03:27 PM #8
Roberta LaRocca
Simply Vegas Real Estate - Las Vegas, NV
REALTOR®, Broker, Salesperson, Property Management

Todd, Your mom sounds like a special person.  How did she put up with all the surprise you left her in the laundry!!??

May 10, 2008 11:06 PM #9
Robert L. Brown - Grand Rapids, MI
Grand Rapids Real Estate Bellabay Realty, West Michigan

Honor your mom. And she should be very proud of you.

May 13, 2008 11:27 AM #10
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