Monday, February 01, 2010

Celebrate Life Every Day & Be Thankful for Those Who Love You!

At the end of last week, my grandmother passed away.  She was the last living grandparent to go.  It is a very solemn feeling not to have any of my grandparents here.  I don't think that her passing has quite hit me yet.  Her funeral is tomorrow and, unfortunately, I am unable to attend.  I will miss her.

This post is my little tribute to her and a way for me to grieve in part.  Her passing has reminded me to celebrate life every day and to be thankful for those who love me.  Life is very short really.

The above picture is of my grandmother in her late teens or early twenties from many, many years ago.  She is the one on the far right.  The other two lovely girls are her sisters.


  1. So sorry for your loss Shalana :( So glad she has such a special place in your heart to live.

  2. Oh Shalana--I'm so sorry for your loss. Please be gentle with yourself for a while, as you work through your can be exhausting.

  3. i am sorry about your Grandmother, she was a lovely lady when ladies dressed like ladies :) God Bless her.

  4. Remember my dear, they never truly die, they are always part of your "forever memories"
    May you be blessed with strength and courage in the days ahead.
    You have such a delighful blog

  5. Thanks so much everyone for your kind words during this difficult time. I appreciate you :)

  6. Dear Shalana, hold on to the beautiful memories that you have of your grandmother and she will never really be gone from you.... I wish you well....


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