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blurry shots of Ottawa

Auntie Do – 92! – and her friend Una at the memorial for her little sister

The central part of the sanctuary, when we were singing “When I’m Sixty Four”

Probably weeping, I managed to shoot this – my son, brother, daughter and grandson, in front of the candles we lit for Mum, and the big picture of her on the stage where we spoke.

At Mum’s condo: the musician

Uncle and nephew



2 Responses to “blurry shots of Ottawa”

  1. theresa says:

    A grand event, Beth! (My son was married in this very place in late September…)

  2. beth says:

    Theresa, we have another bond. I am grateful to the Unitarians for providing such an airy and spiritual place. And mazel tov to you and yours.

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