the sounds we make

dearest bloggers. I will be away for the next week – my grandmother, full of life in my kitchen two days ago, has passed away. We raced across the country to be with her, and had the opportunity to whisper our goodbyes, our love and our thank-yous in her ear. Grief is messy and sticky and so very quiet. I will be back when I can. xo



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17 responses to “the sounds we make

  1. Oh honey, I’m so sorry to hear this. Get J to give you a big hug for me. xo

  2. Car

    Oh honey, I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. May you treasure your last opportunity to spend time with her. Sending my thoughts and love. x

  3. sabby

    Sending hugs your way.

  4. I am so sorry to hear about your grandmother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. *hugs*

  5. Oh no! I’m so sorry that you’ve lost your grandma.
    It’s good to hear that at least she was up and about and visiting you right until the end. I’ll be thinking of you.

  6. oh my gosh, i am so sorry.

  7. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

  8. Lynn

    I am so sorry to hear about your grandmother. Sending hugs to you!

  9. i am so very sorry about the loss of your grandmother. thinking you lots.

  10. I’m so sorry, I hope you’re doing alright & that your family is a comfort right now. I’m thinking about you </3

  11. oh no, I am so so sorry to hear this! Putting you in my thoughts today.

  12. p.

    No words can ease or soothe the questions… or make sense of all the sentiments that seem to float about during these times… just know we are all here for you, in whatever capacity you may need.

    My dearest sympathies to you and your family A.


  13. Oh my friend, my heart is with you. Last year on June 13th, one of my best friends suddenly died. He was biking and was hit by a beer truck. It was such a shock to me and all of our friends. Grief is such a mysterious experience. No matter how many people die, it never gets easier. It is always a new experience, as unique as each individual that we are so privileged to encounter in our own brief lives. I am sure that your grandmother’s passing is not easy. It sounds as though it was as swift a passing as my friend Patricks. My prayers and thoughts are with you. I hope that time with your family and people you love with make the grieving experience full and clear, yours eyes teary with love for someone so special. ❤

  14. A lot of hugs coming your way *hugs*

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