Sunday, November 27, 2011

"In lieu of flowers, please treat yourself to a bottle of Dickel..."

He was of barrel chest, and capable throughout his life of peeing a quart, but his best health was always of his spirit.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Nice detail ...

It was during that time she tried out for the Radio City Music Hall's Rockettes, and, at that very Macy's counter, Louise was approached and asked, "are you Louise Grossman?" It was then she learned of her acceptance into the Rockettes. She set the gloves down on the counter and never looked back.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Master Restorer of Rare Violins

He is also survived by a generation of string players, now at loose ends.

Spoke French like a native, mastered physics, rode a unicycle, handled elephants, etc. and then this:

Norman's real talent lay in photography.

What a great character. Read it all!

(H/T to Lisa Sayers)

Friday, November 11, 2011

Pretty specific there ...

She was most happy when engaged in a stimulating conversation with family and dear friends, while eating seafood in a fine restaurant.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

As always, it's the details that count

She was a member of the Red Hats, enjoyed traveling, baking, and was a formidable shopper focusing on thrift stores and yard sales with an emphasis on jewelry.