Tag Archives: Lorraine

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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I Lived In A Chicken House?

I was in fifth grade. My family had just moved from East Peoria, Illinois to Waterloo, Iowa. We were living in Grandma’s house until we could find a house for us. It was a large boarding    house so Mother … Continue reading

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Ninety-nine and… Part III

Living new lives as born-again Christians brought both joy and sorrow to Corina and Glen. The peace and joy they felt with each other and with God was so wonderful. But, was it worth all the turmoil it caused in … 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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Ninety-nine and… Part II

School was out for the summer, 1932, so Corina went to visit her Aunt Pauline and Uncle Tony Parrish, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Her own family was now living in La Crosse, Wisconsin. It was the summer between her junior … 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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Writing…

I’m really sick and tired of being sick. I took the last of my medicine from the doctor today. But I’m no better. The one good thing is that I’m able to do a lot of writing since my computer … Continue reading

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It Would Have Been…

Today would have been a happy birthday for my beautiful sister, Lorraine. She would have been 77 years old today.  She left us suddenly on September 4, 2012. I miss her so…  I have a hole in my heart. I … Continue reading

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Looking Over 2012

I can’t believe this is the last day of 2012! Well, I’d better believe it because tomorrow is 2013! This has been an interesting year. I started it out with Shingles! That wasn’t fun! Jerry took good care of me! … Continue reading

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