1. Ruth is her middle name. She hates her first name. (Guess if you like, but I ain’t tellin’)

2. Everyone who meets my mom says she’s the sweetest, happiest person they know (even grumpy people say that.)

3. People are SHOCKED to hear her age (83), because you can she doesn’t look it.

4.. Her beauty shop day is Wednesday.

5. She drives better than I do.

6. She just lost her husband of 60 years on July 30th, and still stays positive.

7. Her favorite item on the restaurant menu at Carrabba’s is chicken marsala.

8. She has entire ceramic bucket of Wendy’s salad dressings in the fridge.

9. She’s a “PK” (preacher’s kid)

10. She has a great joke: “What’s the difference between naked and nekked? NAKED means you don’t have any clothes on, and NEKKED means you don’t have any clothes on, and you’re up to no good!”