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    Hi Everyone, I have been working on this portrait of grandmother and finally got it finished. The photo is from around ten years ago. She just turned 96 on dec.13th. She has been quite ill and as of this past friday the doctors have told us that she may only be with us for a few days to a couple of weeks. Steve
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    Steve, my prayers are with Grandma that she gains the strength and will to stay with us. Grandma and I share the same birthdate. Nice portrait, too.
    Mike

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    • #3
      Sorry to hear that your Grandma is ill, Steve. That is a great portrait you've done there - she's a cheerful looking lady.
      Ian

      Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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      • #4
        Sorry to hear about your grandmother's illness Steve, but what a wonderful old lady she looks! Your portrait is full of character, I think.

        Chris
        "If you march your Winter Journeys you will have your reward, so long as all you want is a penguin's egg."

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        • #5
          Hi Everyone, I would like to thank you all on behalf of my grandmother for all of your prayers and concerns. Her name is Nina M. Oates. It was about six years ago that she was sitting on the sofa at my mothers house and was squinting her eyes looking at a wall clock. She asked me this question " What time is it up there on the wall? " My answer was " The same time it is here on the sofa. " Now I am talking about a one hundred pound ninety year old woman here. I weighed in at two twenty. I lost to that backhand and retort that " I asked you what time it was not for a smart elleck answer. " I wanted to share that story with you all my extended family. Steve
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          • #6
            Hi Everyone, I have not been to active on here this week. I posted back in January about my grandmother being ill and not expected to live very long. I am sad to say that she passed away tuesday evening march 13th. She held on longer than any of the docters expected. She had a long wonderful life as she was 96 years and 3 months young without bad health until the last few years. I wanted to keep you all updated as a lot have asked about her. Steve
            If This HillBilly Can't Fix it Then it Ain't Broke!!!
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            • #7
              I am sorry to hear of your loss Steve. Your wonderful work will ensure her memories and stories live forever.
              ‎"Orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They're easier to ignore before you see their faces. It's easier to pretend they're not real before you hold them in your arms. But once you do, everything changes."

              D. Platt

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              • #8
                I'm very sorry to hear of your loss Steve.
                kevin/pitbull.

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                • #9
                  sorry to hear about your grandmother....

                  Trout
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                  • #10
                    My condolences to you and your family, Steve.

                    Gill
                    There is no opinion, however absurd, which men will not readily embrace as soon as they can be brought to the conviction that it is readily adopted.
                    (Schopenhauer, Die Kunst Recht zu Behalten)

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                    • #11
                      Sorry for your loss Steve, your cutting is a wonderful tribute and testament to your love of Grandma.........
                      Bill

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                      aut viam inveniam aut faciam

                      God gives us only what we can handle.. Apparently God thinks I am one tough cookie.....

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                      • #12
                        Sorry to hear about your Grandmother, Steve. Sincere condolences to you and your family.
                        Ian

                        Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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                        • #13
                          Love and strength to you friend ...we're here if you need us
                          ...~Robert~
                          DW788 and Hawk 226

                          " Please let me grow to be the man my dog thinks I am "

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                          • #14
                            My sincerest condolences to you on your loss Steve.

                            Kevin
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                            • #15
                              Yes all of are Condolences go out to you and your's, May God bless those who have everything and those who have less even more.Jerry
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