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Old 11-28-2015, 08:36 PM   #76
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I had to delete 2 folders on my desktop. One was clean jokes, and the other articles I'd gleaned from the net and converted to WORD Docs with large print. Every month or so, I'd print these and send them to my 95 year old Aunt to read, then pass on to her fellow assisted care facility tenants.
Yeah, she died Thanksgiving morning. RIP Helen.
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Old 11-28-2015, 10:20 PM   #77
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My condolences, Bruce. At 95, your aunt must have been able to tell some amazing stories, and I'm sure she looked forward to the jokes and articles you sent.

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Old 11-28-2015, 10:59 PM   #78
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Sorry for your loss, Bruce. You were a great nephew.
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Old 11-28-2015, 11:29 PM   #79
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She was from a dirt farm in Vermont, married my uncle and went to Alaska for 3 years, down to CA where they bought one of the very first slide in truck campers, then back to MA where they built the house I showed behind my horses in the sticks thread. She taught 4th grade until she retired because the guy they hired for principal was a dickhead. Yes, lots of good stories.
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Old 11-29-2015, 04:19 AM   #80
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That is so sad. Sorry for your loss bruce.
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Old 11-29-2015, 04:32 AM   #81
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So sorry for your loss, Bruce. You were, indeed, an excellent nephew for your aunt.


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Old 11-29-2015, 06:56 AM   #82
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I remember you mentioning printing out those things for her to read and pass around, and I was most impressed. You are a very thoughtful person.

I'm sorry for your loss.
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Old 11-29-2015, 07:16 AM   #83
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Sorry for your loss, Bruce.
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Old 11-29-2015, 07:46 AM   #84
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I'm sorry to hear that Bruce. It sounds like she was a good woman®. You did well by her.
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Old 11-29-2015, 10:01 AM   #85
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Thanks. She was a champion berry picker. No shit, she could out pick anyone for any type berry, or wild grapes, 2 to one. Then she'd make jams and jellies, and give then to the senior center for their food sales. She made so much she worried about not selling it all, so every Thanksgiving I'd buy whatever was left and pass them out at Christmas. I'd get a thank you note from the senior center for my donation because she'd pass the money along. She was like that, a good person.
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Old 11-29-2015, 10:32 AM   #86
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Definitely a good person, and the imprint she left on you still shows. I am saddened by the news of your loss. I'm sorry you're hurting.
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Old 11-29-2015, 03:29 PM   #87
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Sorry to hear about Aunt Helen, Bruce.

Awesome women seem to run in your family.

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Old 11-29-2015, 06:23 PM   #88
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Sorry bro
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Old 11-29-2015, 08:01 PM   #89
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Sorry Bruce.
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Old 02-11-2016, 02:18 PM   #90
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This.

Not just today, but, yesterday, and, tomorrow, and the next day, and......

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I miss mah kitteh.
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