Tag Archives: Oma

Happy Oma’s Day

A year has passed since Oma’s Independence Day…a year of missing her and appreciating her and wishing I could still call her on the phone for a dear chat and a laugh. Sometimes I couldn’t believe the chats we had … Continue reading

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Whatever Comes, Comes.

A week ago I was flying to Edmonton to mourn the loss of my grandmother and now, seven days later, I am propped up in my chair with ice on my right knee. In less than a blink of time, … Continue reading

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Blossom of Snow May You Bloom and Grow

Luther Burbank said that, “Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.” As I look and see the pink carnations here, I can’t help but think of Oma Frida as … Continue reading

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Oma: Mountain of a Woman

While back in Edmonton this week, I had the wonderful fortune of placing my laptop complete with webcam into the lap of my Oma. It was a precious moment as she saw herself appear on the screen in front of … Continue reading

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The Deep Well

Good Morning to All,   The early morning, early winter light is draping the South Side Hills in a gentle blanket of rose taffeta.  As I glance out the window, my gaze lowers to the delightfully delicate blossoms on our … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to All,   I’m back sitting in my chair.  Last Sunday I sat in a different chair, beside my dad in his hospital room in Edmonton.  He gave us all quite a scare but is doing much better … Continue reading

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Mountain of Learning

September is the month of starting again. In the Northern Hemisphere it’s a time of back to school with all the excitement and anxiety of a new school, new grade, new teacher. In the Southern Hemisphere, it’s a time of … Continue reading

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Everest-007 June 2007

Flat Stanley Returns Home 6/14/2007 Six months after Flat Stanley left Woodland Primary School, he gave up his wondering ways and returned home. The energy in the gymnasium was electric as the children filed in and took their seats. After … Continue reading

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