Tag Archives: Mom

Happy 90th Birthday, Mom – I wish you were here

Today, April 3rd, would have been my mother’s 90th birthday. Here are a few pictures of her with some of her favorite people.

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Mother and infant in a rocking chair

Surprise! I thought I’d share with you one of my favorite photos of my mother and me.

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“Mr. Frisk” – Our Family Song

When I got older, I didn’t want my mother to sing it to me. She’d jokingly begin the song, and my little brother and I would shout, “Not Mr. Frisk! Not Mr. Frisk!” We knew how the song would end. … Continue reading

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Holidays 2017 – Twelve Years Without Mom – Ancestor 3

Everything changed when she died that summer, 2005. Holidays weren’t the same, especially Thanksgiving and Christmas. This is not a new story — people who have lost loved ones experience a variety of emotions at certain times of the year. … Continue reading

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Twelve Years Ago Today – Ancestor 3, My Mother

It was twelve years ago today. It was approximately 3:45pm. It was a Monday. I got there about 25 minutes before then, maybe fewer. Her fluids were unhooked. I just sat with her. She was so cold. So cold. Her … Continue reading

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