Mary Angela Simko of Youngstown and her mom, Mary Simko, are winners of $100 in gift cards for the two of them to share at Bruno's Restaurant on U.S. Route 224 in Poland. Mary Angela's entry was selected as the winning picture in our "Mother May I" Mother's Day Photo Contest. In answer to our question, "Do you recall a particular game that you and your mother played together when you were a child?" she said, "My mom and I used to play Monopoly and Memory together." She also said they like to go shopping and run errands together. This is a picture of them on one of those outings at White House Cider Farm..
Pamela Pasquale and her mother, Janet Rozzo. Pamela says ÒIt brings a smile to my face just thinking of childhood memories of days sitting ÒIndian-styleÓ on our yellow-gold linoleum floor waiting for my mom to join us for a game of jacks Ñ with real metal jacks and a red rubber ball.
Bonnie Rice (center) with daughters Livia and Quentin. ÒMy Mother was always making sure that my sister and I reached our individual potential and also were self-sufficient. We played ÒOld MaidÓ but it had a twist. We renamed the card game ÒCareer Woman,Ó and the goal of the game was to get the ÒCareer WomanÓ card at the end of the game.Ó
Gabriella Forde and her mom, Maggie Forde. Gabriella says: ÒMy mom and I used to play dress-up and pretend we were princesses and queens going to the ball. My mom has always made me feel special and made me feel like a princess. She is truly my queen.Ó