Tag Archives: Death

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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Information Center

I’ve just spent the entire afternoon working on Information Center. What’s that, you say? After my parents died, as I was going through their things, I found a notebook titled Information Center. In it were sheets to be made out … 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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Do You Remember?

Those of you who are old enough, do you remember what you were doing the day President Kennedy was shot and killed? This question was asked on TV. Yes, I remember and so does my daughter, Pam! I was at … Continue reading

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Saying Good-bye and Renewing Friendships

Today I said “Good-bye” to my cousin, Erma. It was time…she was 95 years young. But it’s hard to say good-bye, even when they’re older. She was a cousin on my dad’s side of the family. Her mother lived to … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor

Oh my, every American citizen should visit Pearl Harbor. It was the most sobering experience I’ve ever had. I was a little girl about 5 years old when this devastating day occurred and thrust us into World War II so I don’t … 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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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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We Found It…

If you’ve ever searched for a certain grave in a cemetery you know what our day was like yesterday! But we found it! My sister, Lorraine and her husband, George. Lorraine died suddenly, September 4, 2012.  I miss her so … Continue reading

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