Monday, October 6, 2014

In Memorium

Life happens.

So, too, does death.

My ninety-nine year old grandmother died this week. I am flying five thousand kilometers to be with my family to celebrate her life.

She was cheerful. She was an awful nag. She always stopped to talk to people. She laughed at human foibles, especially her own. She loved her family fiercely.

And even though I last saw her in 2007, I will miss her always.

Norma Jean Wylie (nee Summers) 


FlowerLady Lorraine said...

I'm sorry for your loss.

Love and hugs ~ FlowerLady

Lisa @ Trapped In North Jersey said...

I'm sorry for your loss, Alana. Warm thoughts and hugs for your family.

Anonymous said...

What a bright and cheerful picture of her! Wishing you peace and fond memories.

Alana in Canada said...

Pink was her favourite colour, Kate. Thank you everyone! It was a lovely funeral and a fabulous send-off. Our family really enjoys being together.

onshore said...

I'm sorry for your loss. Hugs from the other side of the world.

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