On this Mothers' Day, sending best wishes to all the mothers in our lives: as I look through my photo album, I don't find a lot of photos featuring my mother Hattie Clotine Simpson Lindsey and all three of her sons. There are photos of my mother with one or the other of us, but few of her with all three of us boys together. This is one taken in 1953 not long after the birth of my youngest brother Philip. The picture was taken in Columbus, Mississippi, where we lived at the time. It was in the following year, I recall, that my brother Simpson finally threw away his noony (as we called baby pacifiers), which he's shown with in this photo.