Random 5 for December 16, 2018 – Relatives, cemetery, ancestors, restaurants, ads

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Holiday cheer – Yesterday my family got together for Christmas dinner. We don’t see each other much but when we do, we have fun. We are more alike than different. All five woman, aged late 50’s to late 80’s, have … Continue reading

R5 for December 28 — cemetery flowers, sickness, Starbucks gift cards, TV

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The cemetery – As is the custom in our family I put a Christmas log on my parent’s grave. My niece and nephew always put flowers there too. It’s our way of keeping connected. The cemetery was full of plastic … Continue reading

Missing the angel of death

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In our culture we put flowers on the graves of our loved ones for special occasions like Christmas or All Saints Day. We also plant some in the ground for the summer. After accompanying my mother on these excursions as … Continue reading