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February 11, 2007

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Herb

She sounds like quite a remarkable woman. You are very fortunate to have shared part of your life with her. Those sand tarts do sound yummy!

Waspgoddess

What a wonderful tribute to your great aunt. She sounds like an absolute sweetie and such an inspiration.

gautami

I loved this post. You made her come alive for us. I feel so nostalgic. Thanks!

sognatrice

I have an awesome great aunt too--I think I should go call her now that you mention it :) Great post with wonderful description!

KG

Happy Sunday!
- Herb
- Waspgoddess
- gautami
- sognatrice
It's wonderful to see you all here! Thanks so much for your comments. I really enjoyed reading your takes on this week's prompt, too. I've left comments... ;)

Mardougrrl

What an inspiration! We should all grow older with as much enthusiasm and excitement as your aunt. She sounds positively, well, delicious.

This is a wonderful post.

Paris Parfait

What a sweet story! And sounds like she was quite the baker.

Strauss

You left me wanting to know more about Great Aunt E; a lovely tribute to her.
The sand tarts wre also very intriging.

Maryam in Marrakesh

Your Aunt E, sounds more than just yummy. she sounds down right delicious:-)

KG

Mardougrrl —
and
Strauss —
Nice to "see" you here and thanks for reading and commenting! I enjoyed my visits to your blogs very much.

KG

Paris Parfait — It's interesting that you say that, because I'm realizing how much baking was part of her identity. And the more exotic the treat, the better.

Maryam in Marrakesh — She WAS delicious. I'm glad she was in my family. She's such a great role model for being an "older" person (I'll never say "old").

sarala

Beautiful post. She must have been a great lady. It is important to post our memories of these significant people in our lives as through us and our writings, they live on.

KG

Sarala — I really like your point about people living on through our writing.

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