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I'm a jewelry designer with a passion for mod graphics, retro architecture & creative cooking.

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4.02.2008

in memoriam...

it has been quite some time since i've written...it was due to the loss of my beautiful mother, carolyn, on easter sunday. she had been battling a rare form of cancer for about a year and a half and she has now found peace.

words alone cannot express the feelings i have towards my mother for being such a patient teacher, a trustworthy confidante, and an unbelievable provider for me and my entire family. at a young age, she left her family to help others and never stopped. i can't imagine how many people's lives she's touched and changed forever.

among her many talents she was an accomplished cook and seamstress. she instilled in me at a very early age how to make something out of almost nothing and i thank her for that. when i was just 4 years old i remember watching julia child & the galloping gourmet with her. i was by her side every day in the kitchen picking up tidbits of her techniques and still use them today.

her beauty surpasses discussion. her work ethic was without compare. i feel so very fortunate and honored to have been a part of her life. although she is in my thoughts everyday, i will miss her dearly. i love you mom, forever.

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5 comments:

The Smiths said...

A lovely tribute! Your mom sounds like an amazing gift.

Sending hugs your way...

Walt said...

My deepest condolences to you, Diane.

Dave said...

beautiful tribute to who most certainly was a beautiful woman. you're in my thoughts Diane.

Taylor The Latte Boy said...

My condolences on your loss. Your mother looks like she was a beautiful woman, inside and out.

Funky Finds said...

oh diane, i am so sorry for your loss. mothers are such a blessing & a true gift. thinking of you! jessica
(thank you for your congratulations comment, too)