Wednesday, 11 August 2010

a bit of [her]story

while we're waiting for that velvety thing to come to its senses
you might like to swing over to my mother's pages
for a bit of background information

and to put her story in context
a link here to the Museum of Occupation in Riga

a lovely Latvian meadow

8 comments:

  1. and what a grandmother! as well as having the gumption to leave her country ahead of the Soviets she's also the one who's responsible for me having colourful fingers.

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  2. lucky you again, india. i wonder what my mom and i would be doing together had she lived to old age--

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  3. That is quite a powerful bit of genetic makeup to be entwined with. Were you able to have many years with your grandmother?

    My own grandmother was responsible for first instilling in me a love of plants. She was German.

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  4. The scars remain painful...in my family I think the scars have kept the words inside.Very poignant memories.
    PS: You made me laugh about the "slow items" in your cupboard! :)
    Have a nice day x

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  5. thanks for sharing that, what awesome women you are

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