Gut Rumbles
 

March 12, 2005

thanks, but no thanks

People are already offering to send flowers for my mama, and I appreciate the kind thoughts. But don't do that, please. Flowers just die. If you really feel generous, take the money you were going to spend on flowers and donate it to:

hospice of Savannah

or to the american diabetes association, in the name of Elva L. Smith.

Both organizations have been wonderful to my family and if you put your money there, it blooms, just like a beautiful flower. And you'll be helping a lot of people you don't even know.

Comments

Excellent choices, both.

Posted by: McGehee on March 12, 2005 08:48 AM

I dropped a couple of shekels in the Hospice kitty. It sounds like they did good work with Mama.

Peace to you and yours, Rob.

Posted by: Patrick on March 12, 2005 09:03 AM

I'm so sorry Rob {{{hugs}}}

Posted by: Kate on March 12, 2005 09:34 AM

Consider it done, Rob. Condolences to you and your brother.

Posted by: Ralph Gizzip on March 12, 2005 11:16 AM

I sent a little something to the hospice. You've spoken nothing but wonderful words about the care they gave your mama.

Posted by: Omnibus Driver on March 12, 2005 12:15 PM

Rob, I have a card for you and your family. Would you post (or email) your mailing address again? More hugs!

Posted by: Robin on March 12, 2005 12:17 PM

Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there; I do not sleep
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamonds glint on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain
I am the gentle Autumns rain.
When you awake in the mornings hush
I am the swift uplifting rush
of quiet birds in circled flight
I am the soft stars that shine in the night
Do not stand at my grave and cry ; I did not die..

May she rest in peace..

Posted by: Wild Bill on March 12, 2005 02:26 PM

Will remember your mama thru Hospice of Savannah.
You and your family are in my thoughts.

Posted by: Michele on March 12, 2005 02:26 PM

Rob,
My condolonces to you and your family. I popped a few quid in an envelope for my local hospice in your mum's name.
Take Care
Jim Braiden

Posted by: jim braiden on March 12, 2005 02:47 PM

Done. You might let folks know that they can donate online to the Hospice with a credit card.

My condolences, Rob.

Posted by: Sandcrab on March 13, 2005 03:30 AM

Great idea, Rob - My checkis on it's way.

Posted by: Vulgorilla on March 13, 2005 08:22 AM
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