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Thursday, October 15, 2020

10/15 Tip Thursday - Not Craft Related but Important

 Welcome to a Tip on Thursday. I'm Melissa, nickname "Sunshine HoneyBee", an independent Close To My Heart CTMH Consultant, and I want to share some tips I have learned in a weekly tutorial named Tip on Thursday.

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For this Tip on Thursday I want to share with you a non-related crafting Tip. Life is precious and you never know when it will end. My older sister, Karen, by 1 yr 2 mths, died Sat 10/10 morning in FL. They do not know the cause yet. I decided to write a Memory of her to share.

Memories of my older sister, Karen.

She was musically talented. She played an accordian.

She was an artist. I remember the water drop on a still life piece of fruit she painted.

She was a seamstress like our Mother.

She was fond of animals. When younger she had a duck she named Snippy. My younger sister & I had a duck we named 

L & M (for our initials). She had raised hamsters, gerbils, chicks, birds, cats & dogs. She liked Koalas.

She was my ride to college every day for the first three years of college.

I was the Maid of Honor in her wedding.

I visited Karen, Randy, her husband, when her daughter Rachel was young in El Paso, TX and also when they lived in South Carolina.

She was Matron of Honor in my wedding. She sewed the dress she wore in my wedding.

Karen, Randy & Rachel visited us in TX.

She was GodMother to my daughter, Nicole Rose, at baptism in FL.

Melissa DeMonic Dorosh



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  1. I am so sorry to read this very sad news, Melissa. Please know I am thinking of you and sending my deepest sympathies to you and your family.


    1. Thank you for your thoughts & condolences.
      "Sunshine HoneyBee"