Tag Archives: death

Goodbyes and Hellos


This month has been such a flurry of activity with both joyous and sad news… Friday evening, my favourite Italian Zio (Uncle Aldo, aka, Coco’s babysitter), died of cancer. He was 76 years young. Zio was awesome and I’m happy that … Continue reading

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Arrivederci St. Anna


I didn’t know her well but I could feel a lump in my throat as tears stung the corners of my eyes. Anna was married to my husband’s second cousin. What I remember about her is that she was an … Continue reading

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