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A Personal Post

Please indulge me as I write this very personal post.... When an obituary doesn't tell the whole story: On Christmas day I received a phone call from my nephew that my brother had passed away in his sleep. His death was sudden and with no warning. Time stood still and I didn't know if I could catch my breath from the shock. You see, Jimmy had always been a part of my life, at 57 I didn't know a life without having this older brother that I looked up to. We had lost our other brother, Karl, in 1984 in a car accident. When there were three, we were down to two...now I am just one. I found this picture of the three of us...1963/64...the cat, Waldo, is being held by Karl and if you'll notice Jimmy is in a cast..I'm sure there is a story behind that and my mother will be able to fill that in. Let me tell you about Jimmy that his obituary didn't. First of all..he was Jimmy..as he got older I'm sure he tried to go by Jim, but that was always da

Starting off 2018

I've read somewhere that whatever you are doing on the first day of the year you'll be doing the rest of the year. I'm sure this is an old wives tale but I like the sentiment and will go forward as if it were true. So...will you sew on the first day of January 2018? Until Next Time Be Kind Kelly Ann #2018letssew