Thursday, June 30, 2011

Granny H.

My Granny H. lost her battle with bone cancer this evening.


Along with many other things, I will always remember how funny my Granny was, she always made me laugh and always had a smile on her face.  When I was little my mom would take us to visit her and I would look forward to playing at the park in her subdivision and having "ice cream soup".  She got me my first real cabbage patch kid and told me once, "kissing gets rid of the hiccups".  She always had King Vitamin cereal at her house and I still love that cereal to this day, just because it reminds me of her.  She was a wonderful story teller and I remember looking through photo albums with her and listening to stories about my mom and all of her brothers.  I could go on and on about this strong and amazing woman. I feel lucky to have had her in my life.

Rest in peace Granny, I love you, you will be missed ♥



You can shed tears that she is gone
or you can smile because she has lived.
You can close your eyes and pray that she'll come back
or you can open your eyes and see all she's left.
Your heart can be empty because you can't see her
or you can be full of the love you shared.
You can turn your back on tomorrow and live yesterday
or you can be happy for tomorrow because of yesterday.
You can remember her and only that she's gone
or you can cherish her memory and let it live on.
You can cry and close your mind, be empty and turn your back
Or you can do what she'd want: smile, open your eyes, love and go on.

~ David Harkins

18 comments:

  1. Oh Bridget, I am so sorry for your loss. Those pictures are lovely - you both are smiling from ear to ear. Hang in there my friend. *hug*

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  2. i am so very sorry for your loss.
    such a beautiful tribute to her.
    many prayers
    maria

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  3. I'm so sorry for your loss, but glad you had a great grannie for so many years.

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  4. my grandma is very close to losing a battle with colon cancer- (HUG) as you remember all the awesome things about your granny today!!

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  5. I'm so sorry for the loss of your granny. These are lovely pictures!

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  6. I'm so sorry to read this post. It sounds like you have some great memories of her to keep her alive in your heart.

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  7. I am so sorry for your loss.
    I love to hear stories about grandparents they are the best!

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  8. Hugs to you Bridget!! I'm so sorry for your loss! Thanks for sharing the great pics of you and your granny. XO

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  9. So sorry for your loss. She sounds like she was an amazing person!

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  10. I'm sorry for your loss of such an amazing sounding Granny. I'll be praying for your whole family.

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  11. She sounds like a great lady. So sorry for your loss.

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  12. So sorry about your Granny H. It sounds like you have wonderful memories of her.

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  13. So sorry to hear this. A Granny's love and the memories with her are so special... sounds like she provided lots of both. Thinking of you!

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  14. I am so sorry Bridget- what a beautiful post and beautiful way to honor her. I will be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs from here. . .

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  15. I am so sorry for your lost.

    "When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile."

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  16. I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts.

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  17. Oh Bridget, I just saw this today. I'm so sorry for your loss. She seemed like a wonderful lady...and very much loved.

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