Tag 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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Mother’s Day Without My Mother

I miss Mother so much. When I was a girl, giving her cards and small gifts, was the norm,  just like today with young kids. This is how I remember Mother when I was a young girl. She was beautiful! She … 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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Duke, Heidi and Molly…etc

I love dogs. Most of you know I love dogs. Here are three of the best, now living: Duke, a Dalmation, lives in Colorado. Molly, a Yellow Labrador Retriever,  lives in South Carolina. Heidi, a Yellow Lab Husky, now lives … 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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Everyone is Invited

A delightful luncheon was enjoyed by many after Mother’s memorial service. Everyone was invited to Bill’s and Vel’s house after the Memorial Service for Mother. Thank goodness they have a big house! Vel ordered two six-foot sub sandwiches! There were … 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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