Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Remembering Margie


I still have vivid memories of her but I am not sure if my memories really do her justice. Or I should say I am not sure if my memories are that accurate.

Margie came into my life when I was but a wee one! I somehow remember her as being dark in color, small, and a bit moody. I remember, too, that I used to play with her but at that time of my life I did not have enough vision to really see her.

There is one particular memory of Margie that I have and sadly enough this memory was one of her the day before she passed on. She was seated on the dresser beside our kitchen sink and I was standing very close to her. Her face was practically touching mine and I am not really sure how we both managed to get there.

I was not afraid because I knew that my parents were close by, seated at our dining room table, watching us. It seems to me that Margie and I stood there so close to each other for quite some time, then she jumped down and was gone.

My mom would later reflect that she often thought of this particular memory wondering what was going on in dear Margie's mind at that moment.

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