Tag Archive for Aunt Cleo

Her Favorite Flower

Although sunflowers are pretty (and I enjoy eating their seeds) they are not my favorite flower. However, this morning an enormous bouquet of sunflowers adorns my desk for Only The Good Friday. I’ve placed them there to honor my husband’s favorite aunt, who died one year ago. I’ve told you about Aunt Cleo before; she…

She Knew She Couldn’t Beat ALS

But, she gave it one hell of a fight. Giggling until almost the end, Aunt Cleo passed today. There’s gonna be a lot of cackling and giggling in Heaven tonight, because Aunt Cleo was a veritable fountain of jokes that were a bit off-color. I figure those angels need some of that. And, if they…

Only The Good Friday

I am always in awe of people with courage. I’m talking courage with a capital “C.” It’s the kind of courage that you can’t even know you have until you are faced with an impossible situation. I have no illusions about myself — I know I don’t have it! If you give me bad news,…