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.

She loved Christmas. WE loved Christmas. She decorated over the years, but particularly with a Victorian flair after her retirement.

Christmas, unknown year (1999 or early 2000s), Mom’s house, Winchester, Indiana Copyright Notice: You do not have permission to download or copy this photo without obtaining it from me. Thank you.

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