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Article: Happy Holidays?: thanks for the gentle reminder

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debi_k
S of Lake Ontario, NY
(Zone 6a)

December 19, 2008
2:48 PM

Post #5907888

Lee Ann
Thanks for the gentle reminder. I lost my mom when I was 22, and though it wasn't around a holiday, I find I miss her most at Thanksgiving. I even picked up the phone to call her the first few Thanksgivings.
I appreciate your words, and will try to be more aware of everyone's story.
Debbie
Sharran
Calvert City, KY
(Zone 7a)

December 19, 2008
9:27 PM

Post #5909263

Lee Ann,
Thank you for a sensitive story. Holidays, particularly Christmas, have a tendency to bring out the most extreme emotions, both good and bad. You handled this very well.

carrielamont

carrielamont
Milton, MA
(Zone 6a)

December 19, 2008
11:34 PM

Post #5909618

Agreed. Deft handling of a very difficult subject. I often find that writing about things helps to clear my mind of them, and hope this was true in some way for you.
threegardeners
North Augusta, ON

December 20, 2008
4:24 AM

Post #5910681

Thank you, it was difficult to write and I debated the wisdom of it for some time...but I knew it needed to be done.

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