wistful thoughts on wisteria lane

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hello dear friends. it was a bleak and rainy day for the most part.

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i spent a lot of it thinking about my uncle who passed away and was buried today.

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when the sun came out in the early afternoon everything seemed to change and the colors came back

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and the scents, and the feelings.

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goodbye uncle george, you will be missed and i’ll think of you often.

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and see you everywhere. bon nuit~

April 20, 2009. Uncategorized.

27 Comments

  1. Gail Lannum replied:

    Enjoying your blog. I was in Paris last October for 2 weeks and used Haven in Paris to stay in the Columbier in Saint Germain. Loved it and love Paris.

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  2. pamela replied:

    I lost my uncle two weeks ago. You are in my thoughts tonight.
    Lovely photos here as always.

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  3. Judith replied:

    What a beautiful tribute to him! Claudia, you have such grace and such a warm heart. Have a wonderful night! Enjoy the rest of your trip! I am living vicariously through your amazing photos!
    xoxo
    Judith~

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  4. natasha replied:

    Oh Claudia I’m so sorry about your uncle *hugs* I hope you and your family are ok.

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  5. Bonnie replied:

    Oh Claudia,
    Im so sorry to hear the sad news about your uncle George. I hope that you have many fond memories to cherish about him. Your pictures are very pretty and I hope you found solace in their beauty.
    Hugs… Bonnie

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  6. theparisapartment replied:

    thank you guys! it’s morning now and the sun is shining and it all looks bright and beautiful. must be from him!

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  7. Blushing Hostess replied:

    I am so sorry but glad you have found something beautiful with which to honor him. Be well, The Hostess

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  8. Leslie replied:

    Firstly, my codolences for your loss. Your pictues and words are a lovely tribute.

    May I ask where the pictures of the flea market were taken? I hope to leave for Paris in two days (we have an ill dog that may require us to stay home for awhile) and I would love to visit that spot.

    Thank you!

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  9. Melissa replied:

    So sorry for the loss of your uncle. Peace to his memory.

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  10. stilettoheights {Jennifer} replied:

    this was both beautiful and very sad, a lovely tribute.

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  11. Sam replied:

    Its raining cats and dogs here in D.C. Thank you so much for this cheery post — incredibly helpful on a dreadful day.

    xx,

    Sam @PrettyLovely

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  12. theparisapartment replied:

    merci dear friends, i wish i was with my family right now but will be soon. i appreciate your love and good wishes!

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  13. betsy replied:

    So much loss lately. I’m so sorry to hear about your uncle. It must be difficult being so far away from your family right now. I lost one of my friends last week, 4 in the last year and one kitty. It sucks. Thank you for the wisteria pictures. I love those flowers.

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  14. lora replied:

    So sorry for your loss Claudia. The wisteria tribute is just lovely. Your family knows your heart is with them.

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  15. meg manion silliker replied:

    i am truly sorry about your loss. i hope you and your family find peace. xo m.

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  16. Cynthia at A Shimmy In My Spirit replied:

    I like how you ended your lovely tribute to your uncle with “…and see you everywhere. bon nuit.”

    It got me thinking of how often I see something that reminds me of special people in my life who have died…it’s like a gift from them that keeps on giving.

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  17. Maureen replied:

    I wish you and your loved ones peace and comfort in the wonderful memories that your uncle must have left you with. One more star now twinkles in the heavens.

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  18. Fifi Flowers replied:

    Those are FAB photos! I would love to paint some of your Paris photos… they are DIVINE!!!
    ENJOY!
    Fifi

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  19. wmc replied:

    Ah, bon nuit. A lucky uncle, a lucky niece. Hope you and your family are well.

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  20. Kathleen replied:

    so sorry for your loss….keep your memories alive!
    ;-D

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  21. theparisapartment replied:

    merci tout le monde! i hope my aunt reads your beautiful comments and feels your love!

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  22. FrenchBlue replied:

    Ohhh Boo Boo :(
    I am so sorry about your Uncle… I love your simple and soul felt good-bye to him. Your Uncle George will be everywhere and everywhere beautiful:)
    You are Beautiful.
    oxox’s

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  23. angela replied:

    I’m sorry about your uncle. It’s so hard to lose a loved one. Hang in there.

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  24. Charlie replied:

    Claudia, I am so sorry for your loss, you are in my thoughts. Hugs to you!

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  25. Noel replied:

    Look at those Peonies! Claudia those are beautiful!

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  26. Laura Ingalls Gunn replied:

    Oh I just love wisteria. What beautiful images.

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  27. Chessa replied:

    I’m so sorry for your loss:(

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