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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 8 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

{Dutch American Heritage Day with Memories of Mom}

Just a few lines in-between my time away from blogging. Coming back from Europe, it has really hit me hard for not finding Mom at home... Only now, having been there physically and seeing Dad living alone in the house, it became a reality to me. So my grieving has been completed upon returning back to the USA. All my siblings were right there, time before and during her requiem Mass and cremation but I had to do it at a distance of some 8,000 km.

But the memories of Mom are always with me and with that numerous fond photos.
Such as her presence with Dad at the 2005 official Celebration in Atlanta with the Dutch Consul etc. on Dutch American Heritage Day.
Please read more: {Dutch American Heritage Day 2005 with Mom & Dad}

So far I've done one performance with our choir and enjoy it very much.
There are more performances lined up, keeping us very busy.
Also I'm spending more time on my eBoutique and hope to sell off some more of my items.
Thanks for your visit and if time permits, I will visit you too!

8 comments:

  1. Lirbe Mariette,

    die Erinnerungen bleiben im Herzen lebendig.

    Alles Liebe
    Elisabeth

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  2. Dearest Mariette,
    such a lovely remebering post for your dear Mum!
    HAve alovley time,
    Love, hugs and blessings to you, Claudia xo

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  3. Hello Mariette, I am glad you were able to celebrate Dutch American Heritage Day with both reflections on America's Dutch heritage, as well as memories of your parents' visit.

    Good luck with all your work.
    --Jim

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  4. Dearest Mariettes.
    Blogging coming back from Europe to Mom at home after I be returming back to USA.
    Our Memories of photos,with Dad 2005 official celebration in the Dutch American Heritage Day with Mum & Dad.
    Have a nice day.
    Michiko

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  5. So happy you are involved with singing! Sounds wonderful for you. What a nice picture of you and Pieter with your parents. I know your mom is always in your heart. Blessings to you, Deborah

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  6. Liebe Mariette,
    ich möchte dich zwischendurch auch ganz lieb grüssen.
    Die Erinnerung lässt all die Vorausgegangenen lebendig erhalten. Es war für dich bestimmt nicht leicht, da du zu deiner Mama ein sehr inniges Verhältnis hattest.
    Ich wünsche dir weiterhin eine gute Zeit...dir und deinen Lieben.

    Herzlichst
    Julia

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  7. It's lovely to see your update, Mariette! It must have been a really hard feeling when you can't find your mom physically... But she does live on in your heart. It's a beautiful picture of her and everyone smiling, celebrating Dutch American Heritage Day. xoxo

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  8. Dearest Mariette; First of all, So sorry for my LONG absence. I'm happy for you that you involved in singing and dancing and performance is waiting♪
    It is always hard when you remember your beloved mother and seeing your father being alone.
    Thank you SO much sharing your precious picture taken on your important day; must be hard to think about more than 10 years have past.
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in America, xoxo Miyako*

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