Eulogy for Rosemary

My mom's memorial service was yesterday. Pfoutz Valley UMC was packed - it's not a big church, but still, we had to bring out extra chairs. It was an altogether lovely tribute to her - we think she'd have been pleased and possibly even impressed. My sister and I worked on the eulogy  together, and … Continue reading Eulogy for Rosemary

Flashback Friday: Second Grade

I found four elementary school class photos in a box of stuff this week.  The one above was second grade in the paleolithic era 1974-75.  The teacher, Miss Numer, recently retired from 40 years teaching second graders in our school district. Sadly, Miss Numer died from cancer a few weeks ago. The online guestbook from … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Second Grade

Rest in peace, Aunt May

May Jarrett Beaver Zink April 22, 1912 - September 7, 2009 Aunt May was my great-aunt. My father's aunt. My Grandma Sara's sister-in-law... and her next-door neighbor for many years (if adjacent farms can be considered "next door" ). They married brothers, my Aunt May and my Grandma Sara. And they each buried their husband in the … Continue reading Rest in peace, Aunt May