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Andrea Carlisle





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A Year LaterandreacarlisleRose_One Year Later

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:59:09 +0000

I wanted to go steal some roses from the chapel wall this morning for Alice’s birthday, but I’m a little sick with a bug so thievery will have to wait. Today she would have been 101, an age she, possessor of a monumental life force, had no desire to reach. A year ago today I…


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Six Monthsandreacarlisle

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 19:27:48 +0000

I am sorry that I sent out the wrong post a few minutes ago. What I meant to send was the following: Alice’s 100th birthday was six months ago today. You were all a big part of it. I think about you all and miss you. It’s quite a change to go from the large, warm, connected crowd…


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You and Me and the Rest of Usandreacarlislemoon over prairie

Tue, 22 Sep 2015 23:59:12 +0000

Today I’m closing down the blog I started in order to document the old, old age of my mother, a woman who, when transplanted from her familiar world into a new geography at ninety-four, flourished. As all regular readers know, Alice died at age 100 on August 26, 2015. The blog has also chronicled our relationship these…


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Farewell This Long, Long Lifeandreacarlislebirthday cards for Alice_2The river from my houseboat deck on the evening of August 26th.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:17:09 +0000

Alice died peacefully on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Meg and I were with her. Her breathing had been ragged and labored and then it evened out a little. Finally it changed to slow, shallow, and steady, and then stopped. She had not been conscious for some time. The last time she was awake and understanding…


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