Category Archives: Colorado

Happy Birthday, Vel

Happy Birthday, Vel! We aren’t getting any younger, are we, although you’re younger than  I am! I hope you’re having a good day! I hope that brother of mine, Bill, is up to giving you a good day! You’re my good sister-in-law … Continue reading

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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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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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Remembering 2013

Last year, 2013, is a year I will never forget… There were joys and sorrows, highs and lows. I’ll highlight the main events here. In March we celebrated my mother’s 99th birthday! We were sure she’d make it to 100 but … Continue reading

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Dad

Today was my dad’s birthday and he would have turned 104 today, if he had lived! He died just four days before he would have turned 96, on December 18, 2005. I miss him so much. And at the same time … 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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Colorado

We left Castle Rock and drove west. Oh my, the Rocky Mountains are so beautiful! These pictures won’t even begin to show the beauty of the mountains.       I loved how these white clouds came sneaking up behind … Continue reading

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