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Entries from October 2009

Yesterday I was on a lawn tractor

October 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment

That about sums it up. I decided the yard at Mother’s needed to be mowed. It was just too long to go into winter . . . just the tiniest bit too long, but no doubt about it, too long. So I spent a long time on the big mower with lots of horsepower and […]

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The flowers of passing

October 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment

So many people remarked on how beautiful the roses appeared as they cascaded down the side of the casket. Sent from Arizona by the George and Edna Shimp family.

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One week

October 24th, 2009 · No Comments

It’s about eight now; well, a little after, and I’m sitting here in my flannel pajama pants and a blanket around my shoulders. And at noon we’ll be heading out to go to the cemetery for the 1 pm service. It won’t take long. Then it will have been one week almost to the hour […]

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Some pictures

October 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment

Mother and Der Bingle at Christmastime, probably 2000. Sydney is probably smelling “cat” on Mother. About three years ago – Mother’s holiday beer, Eliot Ness. Over the years, Der Bingle delighted in finding exotically named beers for her infrequent sips. Maybe five years ago: Apple Festival, sitting on the straw bales at the Settler’s Roost […]

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To all things there is a season

October 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Mother passed away Saturday. Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 Friday with private burial services on Saturday. Today I went shopping for something nice to wear. Tomorrow I will have my hair color perked up. I may go home then to look for pictures of Mother at different points in her life. Maybe the one where […]

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Found in iphoto

October 16th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Scrolling up the page, I came upon these pictures of Mother and Tiffany in better days: Sarah E. Grismore and Tiffany

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Banana Birthday Boy

October 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I went looking for a picture of LZP – whose birthday is today – in his banana suit, but I couldn’t find it right off the bat in iphoto. I going to have to refer you to a previous post – THIS ONE – and before you click to view, remember he is a trained […]

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Long day

October 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Ah, yesterday was a long day. I started this post at about 10 pm and I opened my computer to see it staring at me – just the title, nothing else. I don’t know what happened really between then and now, except that I obviously closed the lid. For my mother to worry about being […]

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Because we are fascinated

October 13th, 2009 · No Comments

I got this email from LZP: This is weird…….. BATHROOM PAINTED FLOOR !!! *IMAGINE YOU ARE AT A PARTY …. * Tenth floor of a hi-rise building….* *AND THEN YOU HAVE TO VISIT THE BATHROOM…. * *You open the door…. ** NOW, REMEMBER,* *THE FLOOR IS JUST* A PAINTED FLOOR!** KINDA TAKES YOUR BREATH AW […]

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The Colin visit

October 11th, 2009 · No Comments

Colin and his mother above and below

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