So it turns out my mom's arm/elbow situation is "worst case scenario." It's basically broken in 3 places and she will be getting surgery tomorrow - which also happens to be her 64th birthday. They will most likely put a prosthetic bone in her arm, she'll be in a cast for about 2 weeks and then have aggressive physical rehabilitation for several weeks. She'll be in pain and she cannot drive until it heals. So I'm about 75% sure I'll be heading there to help out - but I can't tell my mom that or she will forbid it. LOL So I'm going to have to be sneaky. Cass leaves for her already-planned trip back East next Tuesday. I'm thinking I'll probably head out a week or two after her, and stay for 2-3 weeks and then just have us both fly home together. I just feel a sense of responsibility being the oldest child and the only one who really can help... my sister works full-time and lives 1/2 hour away from my mom and my brother is a useless derelict. And my poor step-dad just sounds so distraught... I have to do something. I want to see how the surgery goes - I worry about my mom because she's been a heavy smoker for about 45 years now. *sigh* I am sorry to go on and on... I really appreciate all of your kind words and supportive comments. Thanks so much for that. Sending you all a giant hug.
Today I have a card for the:
I used Lilith from the Tickled Pink line at CC Designs, colored with Prismacolor pencils & mineral spirits. Papers are digi papers (not sure from where but it was definitely a freebie, the file name is "Tonya Love Fun Sun"), and I added a ribbon tag, some gemstone brads, and a flat-back Glow Skull. Peace.