At first I was wondering how you could have got the pictures to your mothers as I assume you're not young enough to have had cell phones at the time (and probably before widely spread use of email), and it wouldn't have had quite the same effect if you gave it to them in person ("and here's a picture of the time I died")...after a few minutes of pondering I remembered there is a service that you can send small paper-like objects to other people in different locations called "the mail". No wonder the USPS is having difficulty staying in business...
Wait a week or two. The sun is shining, but the air is cold (relatively speaking). I have lived in Southern California for almost 12 years and last night I had to go and buy a knit hat - first time it has been so cold I had to do that.
From today until Tuesday we are looking at strong winds, daytime highs of 12-14°C and night time lows of 0-3°.
"When you don't know what you're doing it's best to do it quickly" - Jase #DuckDynasty
Growing up in Texas, now living in Florida, with many relatives all over the country, I can safely say that you're likely to not receive much sympathy from many folks. Plus, it's 80F (27C) here, so I'll take the abuse as I sit on my patio with my friend Jack Daniels.