Category Archives: Lynn

The Prom

Prom was last Thursday. By all accounts it was great. Here are a few photos. The tie I am wearing in the photo was a gift from Lynn, she bought it and the tie clip on our trip to Las … Continue reading

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Milestones

Had Lynn lived this would have been THE year for her. Our daughter just turned seventeen and she will be graduating from high school in two months time. We always had a different approach to what are referred to as … Continue reading

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Fear of success

Knowing that I am afraid is laying the groundwork for moving forward as surely as training in a new skill, taking artistic risks and falling in love again. Continue reading

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Lynn’s birthday

Yesterday was Lynn’s birthday. The kids both received a copy of The Book of Lynn Priest which took a while to make. The book is a collection of photographs and stories from Lynn’s friends which try to paint a picture … Continue reading

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An act of being

When Lynn died on December 29th, 2011 she left a hole in all our lives. It was expected, but expectation never prepares you. Lynn was hemiplegic and her ability to speak almost gone for the last two years of her … Continue reading

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Returner

There are moments in life where sudden realizations are as obvious as they are disconcerting. Today’s revelation was that despite the outward appearances of moving onward or forward there is a small part of me that inexplicably expects Lynn to … Continue reading

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Here it comes again

No life deserves to go unremarked least of all those of any mother. Continue reading

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Talking a good game and parcelling out Lynn

Perhaps not a revelation on the order of Archimedes displacing water but it was still a revelation. While doing a small load of laundry last night I started poking about some more bins trying to sort out what to bring … Continue reading

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Tide and time

Lynn was the consummate organizer of special events. She loved special events. While our children were young it seemed to me that they must have believed that birthday celebrations were a multi-day multi-event process. There would be the birthday celebration … Continue reading

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Doing it right

Yesterday was spent sorting through boxes of stuff. It was difficult and the process revealed that my big sister probably had the right approach when dealing with our mother’s recent death. Lynn’s death was fifteen months ago and really the … Continue reading

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