Well, the first anniversary of mom’s house fire has come and gone. She’s rebuilding now, and has also agreed to post some blog entries herself from time to time. This could be really interesting!
Hi, and thanks to everyone who helped mom. This update is for you, since you have taken such a sweet interest in her well-being and continued happiness. She is well. She is moving forward. Mom has decided to rebuild. This wasn’t clear at first. At first, she even wanted to move. During those first few […]
An update on mom. First, thanks a zillion to everyone who has contributed to mom’s well-being. This is for the people who delivered food, left 2 pairs of pants folded on her car, donated $5, or donated $500. You are each one of you generous with what you have, and I can’t thank you enough. […]
Good news from mom-land. I’ve had some pretty proud moments of her lately: Her cackling uncontrollably as I explained the plot of Twilight to her. Her handling her own Genius appointment at the Apple store yesterday. Her arranging to have her water line installed and trailer leveled. Her happy just to chill in the car […]
Thank you for contributing to my mother’s future and giving her hope. She and I are considering creating a non-profit to aid other people in her situation—no insurance, homeless, and hopeless. Please continue watching this blog for her creations and also to stay updated as she begins to rebuild her life.
I’m so glad I started taking pictures of all of mom’s neat things a month or so ago, because just a week ago today her house and all its treasures burned to the ground. We’re still completely in shock. (If you’re in a similar situation or know anyone who just lost their home to Sandy […]
Untitled, a photo by Nimcraft on Flickr. My roommate Maud moved away to the Great White North, but not before mom found out her favorite colors (black and gray), her favorite number (two), and a couple things Maud liked. Those would be Apple and Texas. So, mom combined them all up into a smallish rug: […]