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November 21st, 2009 @ 5:24 pm

My mom sent me an email with the subject line “Hi, David”: I guess I can at least figure out how to send an email message to my favorite son!!! I realy wish I could spend more time with you and [name redacted]. I suppose it’s not as much fun for you when you come […]

A New Computer
October 13th, 2009 @ 1:23 pm

My mom sent me an email with the subject line “MacBook Pro”:   From: Gagne, Kathleen To: Gagne, David Subject: MacBook Pro Sent: October 13, 2009 1:23 PM PT I have been playing with my computer for several weeks now, and I love it. It is full of interesting things to do, and it is […]

Thinking of You
October 10th, 2009 @ 12:00 pm

The beginning of the end

A Web Page?
July 22nd, 2009 @ 11:50 am

Towards the end of July of 2009, mom sent me an email asking about how to build a web page. I replied to her, but she never mentioned it again and I forgot all about it. I wonder what she wanted to do …   From: Gagne, Kathleen To: Gagne, David Subject: Moving and web […]

Video Chat
July 16th, 2009 @ 11:10 am

Mom got a Mac in the middle of 2009. At first she really loved it but she quickly became frustrated with the differences between it and the Windows world she’d known for years. At one point we had an email exchange about configuring video chat:   From: Gagne, Kathleen To: Gagne, David Subject: video Sent: […]

Hospital Bill
July 13th, 2009 @ 8:50 am

Mom emailed me in the middle of July 2009 to ask me to send a fax:   From: Gagne, Kathleen To: Gagne, David Subject: Re: Hospital Bill – Kathleen A. Gagne Sent: July 13, 2009 8:50 AM PDT David, Please remember to fax a letter to Debra Morgan this morning at Shands Hospital. All you […]

I Just Want to Hear Your Voice
July 9th, 2009 @ 4:41 pm

An instant messenger conversation I had with mom: 4:41:57 PM Gagne, Kathleen: hi 4:42:06 PM David: hello 4:42:30 PM Gagne, Kathleen: please call me when you are on your way home. it’s important. 4:42:36 PM David: what’s up? 4:43:16 PM Gagne, Kathleen: it’s about my house. there is no way i can keep it. i […]

Save House
June 19th, 2009 @ 11:18 am

I found three documents on mom’s old hard drive from the middle of June 2009. Apparently they are drafts of a letter she prepared for someone at a bank related to her attempt to avoid a foreclosure on her home in Gainesville, FL. They’re labeled save house 1.doc, save house 2.doc, and save house 3.doc […]

Think of Me
June 15th, 2009 @ 12:00 pm

A birthday card

Florida Department of Financial Services
June 11th, 2009 @ 9:47 am

I found this letter that mom wrote on her old Dell computer hard drive. For some reason I think it is very funny. It reminds me of the old joke about the man at Yankee Stadium who keeps missing key plays in the game because he hears someone yelling, “Hey! Bob!” until he finally screams […]