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Cold, life goes on and another cutie

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February is soon to be March and it is unbelievable how fast this years two months has gone by. The first month of Spring is almost here, even if it does not feel like it. We still have a lot of snow here and it has been very cold the last couple of days. It has been around -16°C and it feels like -25°C, because it is blowing or the high humidity. In the mornings, when the sun is rising, it gets colder and colder for every minute. So, when the kids are of to school, they really have a lot of clothes on. They look like chubby little cuties running to the bus.
Last week we had winter vacation and took a trip to the cottage and mother-in-law’s old apartment. Visited some relatives and planned the coming move of her things and the estate inventory. We even celebrated our oldest daughters birthday, she is an adult now with her 18 years. Time goes by fast. On our way to the southern parts of Sweden, we stopped by at DollarStore. We needed balloons and other fun things for a birthday party.…

Poems and Flowers

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Just want to share some beautiful and comforting poems, and some of the flowers from my mother in law's beautiful and warm funeral. This was on the 9th February. These are just a small part of the flowers that had arrived to the church. There where even pink in two different shades and one with sunset colors. Mother in law loved flowers and often asked me to look for something bright and happy at the market on the square in town. She would have enjoyed all of these. The funeral went well, as well as a funeral can go. Songs, words, tears and emptiness in silence.
Enjoy these flowers and poems, until next time.
 "There's a very special garden Where the trees of memory grow  Nurtured by the kindness  And concern that good friends show.  The roots are cherished memories Of good times in the past. The branches tender promises that souls endure and last.  It's a place of peace and beauty  Where bright new hopes can start  It's memory's lovely garden That soothes th…