Month: March 2017

“All I Wanted to Be Was a Mother”

The following is what I wrote for my oldest son, Colin, to read at my mother’s memorial service. Thank you, Colin, for your courage to say these words in front of all those people. I am proud of you. We […]

Goodbye for Now

Arlene was born at the Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, Illinois on December 10, 1934 at 4:16 AM. Her parents were Thomas and Mathilda Rimer. She was their only child and dearly loved by her father and mother. She was […]