She's 63 today. She's my mom. Like most people with mothers, I kind of owe a lot to her, don't I? Unlike the belated birthday party for my brother, we plan on celebrating this one on time.
Here's a picture of her — with my dad thrown in for good measure — from a time before I was around:
It's crazy to me to think that I'm older now than both of them were when this picture was taken. This year I'll turn the same age my parents were when that had me.