Archive for November, 2008

funny but weird



This must have been some promotion for GE (my grandfather was a lighting engineer for GE his entire life) but couldn’t they have hired a model instead of a mannequin?  I vividly remember this ‘lady’ taking residence in my grandparent’s home when I was a child.  He must have been the lucky one to take […]

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four months



The last four months have included some of the highest and lowest of moments. – I have felt excructiating physical pain while telling a man his daughter died as he was waiting her arrival for dinner.  I have witnessed this same man plead to die so that he may give her his heart. – I have been […]

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hola



What a trip! Tim and I, along with my mother, took the kids across the border to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. We had a joyful week of playing in the pool, walking along the beach, eating guacamole, and enhancing the swimming ability of all the children. The boys even attended Kids Camp. We figured out why […]

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little package



There are moments that stick with people that they will never forget and never regret. Here is one of mine.  My grandfather turning to me in the hospital at his bedside, reaching for my hand, and then looking deep into my eyes.  Not just the regular-old eye contact.  I mean the kind where time kind of […]

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