Category Archives: Brother

All in Several Days of Me…

I’m trying to become better organized. I think it’s about time. I’m only 75 1/2 years old. My blogging has been pretty much hit or miss. When something strikes me I write about it. But I was kind of challenged … Continue reading

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Family

We met at Cracker Barrel! You know…it’s a wonderful place to meet and eat! Christy, me and Susan. Christy and Susan. Cousins just a few months apart in age but always many miles apart. We each drove an hour and a … Continue reading

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Mother’s 100th Birthday

Today would have been my mother’s 100th birthday had she lived just seven more months! We were going to have a big party! She told me about two days before she died that she guessed she’d not make it to … Continue reading

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My Last Farewell

The morning after Mother’s memorial service we, Jerry, Pam, Gene and I, headed for Washington. Mother’s ashes were to be buried with Dad’s at Stanwood, Washington. I just can’t believe both of my parents are gone. Jerry and Gene loading … Continue reading

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A Day To Honor… And Remember…

September 4, 2013 was a day to remember both my mother and my sister, Lorraine. It was the day of the memorial service for Mother and it was the day that one year ago Lorraine suddenly died. So it was … Continue reading

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Exactly One Month Ago…

Exactly one month ago, right down to the minute, my mother breathed her last breath. August 25, 2013, 7:00 AM. I know. I was beside her. Thank You, Lord,  for allowing me this precious moment.  Someone (sorry, I can’t remember who … Continue reading

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Reflections…

There’s no place like home…yet my trip to Colorado and then on to Washington was full of family, love, caring, closeness, interests, friends, nature, details, good-byes, spending, reminiscing, and so much more. This morning as we reflected on our trip … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Richard

Happy Birthday, Richard! I almost didn’t get to write this for you! Just a few months ago we thought we were going to lose you. But, thank the Lord, you recovered! Now we’ve just lost our mother. We were blessed … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Bill

Happy Birthday, Bill! Seventy-one years ago today the doctor who delivered you predicted that you wouldn’t live! Both you and Mother were not given any hope of living past a few hours after your birth! Here you are: seventy-one years … Continue reading

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A Tough Day…All In The Day Of Me

Today was the toughest day of my life. When I went to the nursing home this morning Mother was sleeping. I simply sat and let her sleep. I even dozed off for a few minutes. Then some workers came in … Continue reading

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