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The Funeral . . . Rest In Peace Aunt Kay

I am writing this post from my parents house in Green Bay on dialup. I know that you may be wondering why I haven’t posted in a couple days. Well, Will’s 1st birthday was Saturday, and I will post more about that later. However, I found out on Thursday that my aunt had died after a 14 month battle with lung cancer. We knew it was coming, but it still sucks. I have been trying to figure out how to write this post for a couple of days now.

It was a sad long day. To get back in time, my parents and I left Chicago this morning at 3 am. Its about 8 now, so I am majorly dragging butt. It also was just sad and hard. I am so glad I came up for this. My uncle thanked me as I left tonight, because he knows just how far away I live (the funeral was 5 hours from my house). I wish Bill and the kids could have come up with me, but there was just no way to swing it.

I am not sure if I will be able to post tomorrow. It depends what time I actually get back home. I will be on the bus all day long, then have to take a cab to the train, then take the train to Midway. One of my friends is picking me up at Midway. Wish me luck and please keep my family in your thoughts and prayers.

10 thoughts on “The Funeral . . . Rest In Peace Aunt Kay”

  1. Lisa,

    I am so sorry for your loss.

    You and your family have been in my thoughts since you got and broke the news on Thursday.

    Take care of getting back home safely.

    (((hugs))))

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Lisa Martin

Lisa Martin

In April 2006, Lisa began blogging to stay connected with distant relatives and friends. As she delved into blogging, she discovered the potential to assist others by sharing her experiences. Lisa has actively engaged in numerous exclusive media ventures. Notable among these are her participation in events such as the Sony Mommy Bloggers Event, the Pampers Mommy Bloggers Event, the Epson Event in Chicago, the Stouffers Event, a memorable yacht excursion with Lands End, collaborations with 1-800-Baskets, an exclusive tour for bloggers by Mrs. Prindable’s, partnerships with Hallmark, PopCap games, Chicago Cubs Mastercard Priceless Events, and Rug Doctor. In addition, she has collaborated with Nutrisystem on a weight loss initiative, teamed up with Buick and Chevy, and served as a brand ambassador for Sprint. Lisa's collaboration portfolio also extends to Disney, where she has participated in press trips for significant movies such as Frozen, Guardians of the Galaxy, McFarland USA, The Good Dinosaur, The BFG, and Cars 3. Notably, for projects like Frozen, The BFG, and Cars 3, she was granted the privilege of walking the red carpet and conducting interviews with celebrities. The impact of Lisa's blog has gained recognition, with The New York Times referencing her content. Moreover, she has been featured in interviews by respected publications such as the Southtown Star, The Chicago Sun Times, and inside.View Author posts

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