Our friend Judy’s Obituary

Our friend from knitting class, Judy Morris, died on April 2nd after a long battle with cancer. She was a warm, sweet, funny person and a very talented knitter.

Judy from our Knitting Class

Here Judy is modeling a sweater she just finished, along with a Santa she made in a photo I took in December.

Her Obituary from the Indianapolis Star:

Judith Ann Morris 53, Speedway, passed away on Friday, April 2, 2010 after a long courageous battle against cancer. A graduate of Speedway High School, she attended Butler University and St. Mary of the Woods. She was a self-employed bookkeeper and tax preparer. She cherished time spent with family and friends, especially in Alabama and Florida. She loved pets, knitting, music, and motor sports, especially the Indy 500 which she attended 38 times. She was preceded in death by her parents, James H. and Helen M. (Huber) Morris. She is survived by her sister, Kathy Morris, of Naples Florida; a brother, David (Joy) Morris, of Mobile, Alabama; nieces, Hannah, Monica, and Jessica; aunts, Marjorie Morris, and Rosemary Huber; uncle, Kenneth Huber; several cousins; and her cherished cat, Mr. Danny-Doodle. Memorials can be made in Judy’s memory to the Embrace Program at Wishard Hospital, or the Abbie Hunt Bryce Home of Indianapolis. A memorial mass will be held at a later date. “Do not grieve for me, but live every day to the fullest and cherish one another.”

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Our friend Joe’s Obituary

From the Indy Star:

Griffith, Travis J.
Travis Joe Griffith 37, of Indianapolis, died October 30, 2007. Travis is the beloved son of Charles and Delores (Trover) Griffith, grandmother: Thelma Griffith, brother: Wayne (Paula) Griffith and half sisters: Debbie Aiken and Angela Miller, and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services will be Friday, November 2, at 7:00 p.m. in Feeney-Hornak Shadeland Mortuary, with visitation from 4:00 p.m. until service time. Tributes may be posted at www.Mem.com

Joe was one of the sweetest, nicest people I’ve ever met. I’m so sad that he’s gone.

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Recent Photo Sets

A few photos I took in Iowa

Some Photos from Bonge’s Tavern in Perkinsville, Indiana

Photos from Lori’s Birthday

Photos of my new Truck Camper Shell
Not sure if mentioned this yet or not – I bought a used camper shell for my truck to replace the tonneau cover that was such a pain in the butt to put on. I got it from someone through Craigslist – I’m glad that site is really taking off here in Indianapolis; there’s lots of great stuff on there now.

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Maxine Dangerous – Out of Hiding

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My friend Maxine Dangerous is one of the funniest cartoonists I’ve ever read, and she’s drawing this stuff in Microsoft Paint, which is probably the part I appreciate the most. I can only imagine what she would do with Illustrator. Today’s episode made me laugh out loud.

Maxine Hiding

And another one of my very favorites.

Maxine Dangerous Paper Dolls

Which really just proves that it’s not the tools, it’s the creative mind behind them.

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