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Life goes on

Posted: Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 @ 10:41 am in Maiden's World, Tragedys in my World | 1 Comment »

I’ve been quiet for a long time and I’m truly sorry about that. It has been an extremely difficult time in my life. I lost my mother back in September. On the same day we learned my Mother was in the hospital we got a phone call from a hospital in Philadelphia that my Sister-in-law […]

Life does go on

Posted: Friday, February 15th, 2008 @ 4:46 pm in Maiden's World, Tragedys in my World | 1 Comment »

When tragedy strikes, we think that life can’t possibly go on. The world has to stop, we have to get off. Tragedy struck yesterday in a small Illinois town when for no explicable reason, someone carried 3 guns onto Northern Illinois University’s campus and fired close to 50 rounds into a lecture hall, killing 5 […]

Tragic Valentine’s Day

Posted: Thursday, February 14th, 2008 @ 8:12 pm in Maiden's World, Tragedys in my World | No Comments »

I got a phone call from my Grandson at 4:00 PM telling me that there had been a shooting on the campus of Northern Illinois University, where he is in school. He called to let me know that he was safe, but the really chilling thing was he had been in that classroom just shortly […]

Flights and Trials

Posted: Tuesday, November 1st, 2005 @ 5:31 pm in Maiden's World, Tragedys in my World | No Comments »

November 1, 2005 It has been a beautiful fall day – warm with just a bit of a nip in the air and the sun is glorious and the sky is that incredible blue that only comes in the autumn when the air is so clear. The birds are flocking around our neighborhood right now. […]

Murder in the MidWest

Posted: Sunday, February 20th, 2005 @ 4:44 pm in Maiden's World, Tragedys in my World, World of Quilts | No Comments »

February 20, 2005 Where has the time gone – it seems like just yesterday I was walking in the woods under a canopy of brightly colored foilage and thinking that life simply couldn’t get any better. The weather was simply ideal – the view was glorious and I was content with my world. Then winter […]