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Goodbye September

As I was getting ready to write this entry, PBS was playing a documentary-fundraiser featuring Lucianno Pavarotti. Talk about taking your mind into a mellow spot.

With this in mind, here are some of my favorite pictures from September, especially featuring my Gerber daisies ,Kasia and Pumpkins- not necessarily in that order. Again, I’d like to thank one of my BFF’s Denise for making me love the Gerber, and my buddy Isa’s dad, George, for all his sage advice in keeping them blooming.

Hard time of the year.

As much as I love October, there are some strong memories tied into the month that are now under the realm of being bittersweet.

My oldest brother turned 68 this past Sunday.My brother in the city turns 65 this Saturday, and my Dad would have been 95 on the next day.

The thought brings a lump in my throat, as things can never be as they once were. My Mom would be in the kitchen,making her 1-2-3-4 cake, We all gathered around the dining room table and sang in Polish and English Happy Birthday. We would have pumpkins in the house and mums all through the house.

Good times.

All I can do now is pray for Daddy in heaven on his birthday and send cards to my brothers,

And finally I wrap up in my heart the memories of those good times, and how blessed I was to be there for them.

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