Tag Archives: Guest Book entries

Sharing baby photos with obstetricians

Next week is my daughter Josie’s first birthday.  It’s been a year full of smiles, laughter, and adventure.  And the 9 months leading up to her birth were no different.  During that time, I visited my obstetrician more than a … Continue reading

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Donating life

Did you know that one organ donor can save up to 8 lives? Although there are more than 100 million Americans signed up to be donors, 18 people die each day while waiting for an organ transplant.  In honor of … Continue reading

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5 condolences: Passover

This weekend marked the beginning of Passover, one of the most widely observed Jewish holidays.  Celebrated for 7-8 days, it commemorates the emancipation of Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.  On the first night of Passover, families gather for a … Continue reading

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Top 10 things not to say in a condolence letter

I’ve written before about what to say when you’re writing a condolence for a Guest Book – it can be very hard to find the right words to express your sympathy. But maybe even harder is knowing what not to … Continue reading

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5 condolences: Toys

My little niece is coming up on her first birthday in a couple weeks… and I am trying hard to resist the compulsion to spend $8000 on toys for her. But it’s not easy! I love classic toys, and I … Continue reading

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5 condolences: funny memories

When my family gathers together, one of our favorite things to do is talk about  funny moments we’ve shared.  There are some stories that get told time after time, and that seem to get funnier with each telling – the time … Continue reading

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5 condolences: Cowboys and cowgirls

I grew up in Delhi, a small farming town in California’s central valley.  Many of the older residents moved to Delhi during the dust bowl era from the old “Wild West” states of Oklahoma , Texas, and Kansas.  And maybe … Continue reading

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5 condolences: rituals

My 12 year old son, Brett, loves routines and rituals – things he can expect and depend on day after day, year after year.  This week, we’re enjoying one of his favorite rituals – a holiday he calls “Christmastime Again” … Continue reading

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Most visited obituary Guest Books of 2011

As the year comes to a close, we’re looking back at some of the most visited Guest Books of 2011.  For each, we’ve selected a condolence message that represents the common themes among the thousands of messages we received. “I grew up … Continue reading

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5 condolences: Christmas

I love Christmas every year, but this year is particularly special – it’s my 9-month-old niece’s first Christmas. I haven’t had this much fun shopping for Christmas presents since back in the days when I was still doing it with … Continue reading

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