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November 17th, 2011 @ 2:38 pm

My mom took this photo of herself. I found it on her cell phone about two weeks after her death. It’s terribly blurry. I don’t know if she was playing with the camera and took the photo by accident or if she was trying to learn how to use the new phone or what. I […]

Happy Thanksgiving
November 11th, 2011 @ 8:51 pm

On November 11th, 2011, I sent my mom a card for Thanksgiving using the Apple Cards iOS app. It’s a great app to use for sending physical greeting cards to people that aren’t likely to enjoy an ecard. When I sent it to her, I really had no idea how much she was struggling. On […]

November 11th, 2011 @ 7:25 am

Here is a fragment of a journal entry I wrote on November 11th, 2011: I called my mom this morning and talked to her for the whole drive from Starbucks to the office. It was as sad as sad can be. I sort of snapped at her right off the bat for pretending to not […]

Wedding Party
November 1st, 2011 @ 12:00 pm

Here are a couple of photos my sister sent me from a wedding party my mom attended. They were taken either just before or just after Halloween, so I’m guessing on the date. Within six weeks of these photos being taken, she’d be institutionalized and hospitalized, never see her beloved dog or cat again, and […]