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Peony From My Neighbor

The elderly neighbors across the street are moving soon. Either into a nursing home or with family 

She has incredible gardens and just last year was working in the gardens. Then she took a turn for the worse after a surgery and pneumonia. Her husband is not well, has dementia that is progressing. Both in their 90s.

I  have many beautiful memories of sitting in her garden drinking tea. She always showed me something new in her garden. This lovely white peony was stunning. They will be missed.

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Written by Carol DM

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  1. Sorry about them leaving. One of our neighbors went into the nursing home years ago. I do have a neighbor that calls and checks on us all every few weeks or a month. Great neighbors are a treasure indeed.

  2. That is a very beautiful flower and such wonderful memories. The apartment building my mom and I lived in NYC was almost all full of retired Latvians. These lovely people sure could party. Life was gay for a while and then it was sad to see them get ill and to die.


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