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Christmas in April
Originally uploaded by rubbernun
Jim and his mom in (slightly) happier times.

Jim's mom died yesterday afternoon after a brief but brave battle with cancer. Her diagnosis came late (stage four, metastasized to other organs) and her decline was swift and terrible. But she was strong throughout and maintained her sense of humor. We miss her. If you had ever met her, you would miss her too. She was tough and sassy and crafty -- the kind of lady you would totally dig. I totally dug her.

We are all very sad. Think happy thoughts for us, if you would be so kind.

Replies: 9 Confessions

Amy, and Jim...I'm so very sorry. She was lucky to have you both.

Bilal @ 06/12/2008 09:51 AM CST


My thoughts are with you and your husband, his sister and her husband, and your family. Even when the expected happens, it hurts. I'm sure you all were a great source of comfort and pride to Lynn.

JT Elder @ 06/12/2008 11:49 AM CST


Jim and Amy, I am so sorry. I'm keeping you all in my thoughts.

AmyWOMAN @ 06/12/2008 01:10 PM CST


I'm so very sorry for jim's and your loss. she must have been a fantastic woman, and it just isn't fair to lose her.

shechemist @ 06/12/2008 02:46 PM CST


*hug* Thinking of you guys...

Frida @ 06/12/2008 07:39 PM CST


So many hugs, and so much starshine to you both. Jim, you are always in my thoughts.

star

Star @ 06/13/2008 12:34 AM CST


My condolences to you both.

amy_b @ 06/13/2008 04:52 AM CST


My condolences. She was a neat woman.

Andrew @ 06/13/2008 01:18 PM CST


it still does not seem real. not sure when it will. even though we all knew it was coming-it just does not see real....i will just pretend she is shopping now with my mom!! they aren't gone....they are shopping!!

chris hardine @ 06/17/2008 06:44 AM CST


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