The Museum of Mom

 My Jewelry Box and Its Little BoxesIn Loving Memory of my Mother, Marilyn Lee Downs Seiler.  August 20, 1936 – September 30, 2008. The Search of a Lifetime The message from my father came as we were preparing to leave for vacation: Hi,I have given much thought to how to give your mom’s wedding rings […]


The Museum of Mom

 My Jewelry Box and Its Little BoxesIn Loving Memory of my Mother, Marilyn Lee Downs Seiler.  August 20, 1936 – September 30, 2008. The Search of a Lifetime The message from my father came as we were preparing to leave for vacation: Hi,I have given much thought to how to give your mom’s wedding rings […]


>Discovering Mom on Mother’s Day

> Elaine, Mom, Cadence, and Me. Mother’s Day, 2007. Her Legacy Breathes Rich and I made two trips to San Diego, about eighty miles away, this past weekend. On Friday evening, we hurried to San Diego to attend a surprise birthday party for my daughter Elaine, planned by her husband Rob. Her birthday was yesterday; […]


Discovering Mom on Mother’s Day

Elaine, Mom, Cadence, and Me. Mother’s Day, 2007. Her Legacy Breathes Rich and I made two trips to San Diego, about eighty miles away, this past weekend. On Friday evening, we hurried to San Diego to attend a surprise birthday party for my daughter Elaine, planned by her husband Rob. Her birthday was yesterday; a […]


Discovering Mom on Mother’s Day

Elaine, Mom, Cadence, and Me. Mother’s Day, 2007. Her Legacy Breathes Rich and I made two trips to San Diego, about eighty miles away, this past weekend. On Friday evening, we hurried to San Diego to attend a surprise birthday party for my daughter Elaine, planned by her husband Rob. Her birthday was yesterday; a […]