Wishing a belated Happy Mother's Day to everyone. I know the mothers in my life- my mother, my wife, and my daughter- enjoyed theirs! Please remember to thank all those who 'mothered' you - aunts, neighbors, teachers, older cousins and siblings. Many people mother us as we go through life and I, for one, am grateful to every one of them for their time, patience, influence, and faith in me. We don't always realize the extended village that contributes to our up-bringing, and we would not be who we are without them. Again, THANK YOU and Happy Mother's Day. ~ Michael S. Pauley
Michael S. Pauley is a Navy brat and an old soldier who served in all three components of the United States Army. Living in Lexington, South Carolina, Michael is now a practicing attorney and member of the United States Naval Institute and the American Legion, Post 154, Tybee Island, Georgia.