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"I am just your ordinary average every day sane psycho super goddess"

"She'll either blow us up or rub soup in our hair, it's a toss-up"

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I am reminded by Buppie's words how lucky I am to have him. He's 93 years old and writes better than I'll ever hope to write...both with being well spoken ~and~ having beautiful handwriting. I got my passion for books, my love of history and general obsession with genealogy from him. Sometimes it's so easy to get caught up in our own day to day lives that we forget how much our older generations have to give us back if only we'd take the time to keep them as part of our lives, often it's as simple as a letter and some pictures. I hope to keep this up for both of our sakes.
26th Jan 2007, 20:15   | tags:


Mac says:

awwwww :)

26th Jan 2007, 20:38

yourhermione says:

That's really wonderful!

26th Jan 2007, 20:39

nige says:

how lovely. hope you keep it up too. you're quite right.

27th Jan 2007, 00:03

MaggieD says:

That is so lovely.
Hope the interview went well!

27th Jan 2007, 13:39

eroika says:

MaggieD, the interview well enough to score a 2nd one for Monday, I'm hoping!

27th Jan 2007, 16:22

paintist says:

that is a wonderful letter.... :-) fingers crossed for the second interview...

27th Jan 2007, 16:27

Kate says:

I almost cried at this whole post, letter and all.....I never was priviledged to know either of my grandfathers, but if I had, I'd hope they'd have been like your Buppie! :)

31st Jan 2007, 07:09

eroika says:

Paintist, thank you and I got the job! :-)

Kate, if you'd come out and visit I'm sure I could arrange a visit with Buppie *g*

2nd Feb 2007, 04:50

paintist says:

Yay! congrats on the job, hope you will be happy in it :-)

7th Feb 2007, 11:00

eroika says:

Thanks, I'm in my first week and so far so good! :-)

7th Feb 2007, 21:18

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