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    Two sewing machines the hard way....and family here-

    I should have been at the Meriwether Lewis hang/Neo Hang but I got two sewing machines the hard way.
    Sometimes we have to vent and here is about as close to family as I got left now. My mom had a massive cerebral blowout two days ago. Dead before she hit the floor, but brain stem kept the chest heaving for two days until I checked on her.
    You know there are some sites that will burn into your brain a lasting horror and then there are HF family members like Wisenber who's been checking up on me-thanks Walter.
    My mom was TOUGH-buried 3 of my brothers, 3 of her brothers, and my dad. She told me people come and people go, family comes and family goes-get used to it' and so she has. Viewing tomorrow, cremations Sunday, burial Monday. One would think it's over then but those who've gone through this know it's never over.
    So this is my eulogy, to a woman who decades ago forged my dad's name to get me a trumpet at the local music store-he wouldn't even consider music in someones life.
    Two sewing machines and one of them as old as she was when she passed through--all metal and seemingly made of lead.
    And two more cats and two dogs.
    Anybody need a 14 year old poodle that is essentially blind?
    Anyway God Bless the Queen.

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    WoW . . . thats tough man . . .
    She sounds like a real, real person . . . one we all coulda Loved
    Hang in there Eh

    Wish I had more for ya . . .

    PS . . . maybe I do . . . I'll pray for ya . . . that you stay strong til the end.
    and anything else I can think of in the mean-time
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    My condolences. She sounds like a great lady.

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    I'm sorry to hear about your mother.

    My thoughts and prayers will be with you and your's.
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    2 sewing machines

    May God rest her.
    I lost my mom years ago and it still is not easy.
    She would be the first to kick me in the pants to to move on.
    Thats the way moms are......the good ones anyway.
    Peace to you and to her.

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    As I read this I kept thinking about my grandmother (who passed away 10 years ago). Drill sergeant in the Marine Core during WWII (she outranked my grandfather). I miss her, but it's nice to be reminded of her--there is no end as long as we remember. Thanks for sharing, and my condolences to you. I hope the pain wears away quickly and the happy memories endure.
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    Sorry to hear about your Mother. God knows I miss mine.

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    My condolences on the loss of your mom. Something about Mom's... they're super-human. Even as adults, our mom's are special.

    Keep the good memories alive, and she'll be with you always.
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    Sorry to hear this Medicine Man. I lost my Mom in 2000. I got a sewing machine too. Sure would rather have Mom. We'll be thinking about you and praying for you. Happy trails.

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    Sorry for your loss. Wishing you and yours, strength and peace.
    Good luck,
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