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In Georgia’s Kitchen

Aug
25

This is what Georgia’s kitchen looks like these days.

Georgia died three years ago. As those of you who’ve been here know, her son–my cousin Mark–passed away in July, suddenly. These days, his wife Sheryl is working hard to get Georgia’s house renovated. It’s been sitting empty for three years. It’s been a big cleanout just to get this far, and much more work remains to be done, but I’ve been over there quite a bit helping Sheryl. More on that in future posts!

Meanwhile, Sheryl is doing well and appreciates all the kind words and thoughts for her in this difficult time. Many of you have asked also about Rodney. After a five-week stay in the hospital following a traumatic vehicle accident on the job, they finally let him back out in the real world! He’s recovering, and has a long road to getting back to walking again and is not able to work at this time, but he’s doing well also–and thank you for asking!

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Mark

Jul
7


Those of you who have read here regularly over the years know of my cousin Mark well. He passed away suddenly yesterday afternoon. More about my beloved cousin at another time.

If you’re here, checking here, after I’ve not been here so much, you also know Rodney. He had a very bad wreck almost two weeks ago and has been in the hospital, and is still in the hospital.

Thoughts and prayers for my cousin’s wife Sheryl and their son Madison, and Rodney, much appreciated. I will be back, I promise. It’s a rough time around here.

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