Friday, January 11, 2013

rest in Peace, sweet josie

josephine martineau (femino)
a.k.a. mom, grandma, "josephine!!", jo, josie, and on and on...
2.26.1931 - 1.11.2013
my goal, below, is to highlight some josi-themes, to bring back a few memories:



right: fun, play, Spirit!
above: smiles

below: multi-dimensional




right: anniversary celebrations









below: touch (arms around each other)
below: birthday celebrations



below: this is my family (i wonder/worry about their sanity)

arms around each other
 
below: with family/friends

above and below: arms around each other
.

kids: if you are a martineau or a femino, it's all about the kids
below: arms around each other

family, weddings, kids

above-left and below: dancing (jo LOVED dancing with al)

.
 above: family

below: arms around each other
above: adventure (and stability)

below: this is my family (i worry about their sanity)


this is our family (i worry about our sanity)
family
family

below: children
holding hands

celebrations!

above: children, grandchildren, great grandchildren

below: "the gift exchange"
family, religion, Spirit
 

left, and below:
momma's boy (always was, always will be)
hasta luego's (never goodbyes)

above: arms around each other

 below: kids, fun, arms around each other
  .

.
 


above: fun/play
right: family, at the gift exchange
below: family, children
 





left: children, grand-children, great grandchildren
 
above: gift exchange
below: this is the martineau family (i truly wonder about their sanity) 
 
 
 

above: children

left: the gift exchange

below: children, family
 



left: family
 
 
above: arms around each other

left: family













below: fun, adventure
 
above and below: celebration
 




left and below:  
family, travel, adventure





left and below:
family
above: celebration
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below: adventure
below: family
 
above left and below: family

 
 
along with 'celebration', we must not forget a trademark josphine trait:
the offering of food:

if pushing food was illegal, josie would have spent her entire adult life in jail.

 

above: family celebration (i worry about our sanity)

below: family (inside joke) mr. and mrs. alien martiano




right: not driving








below: family

above and below: arms around each other; dancing

below: church/religion, Spirit


below: arms around each other, family
.


left: family, fun, pictures/memories
above and left: celebrations
below: kids (kids who are quickly becoming men)
 
above and below: this is our family (at times, i question our sanity)
.
 
below: Union (one of the beautiful photographs of all time)
 
recurring josi-themes:

family,
smiles, 
 fun, play,  
pictures,
children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren,
Spirit (Union/Connection/
celebrations,
the gift exchange,
the offering of food,
touch (arms around each other),
memories.

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hasta luego, mom.
len

2 comments:

  1. Will miss you very much Auntie. You had faith that could move mountains and divide oceans. A true woman of God you are and will always be. I will see you again for sure. I love you Auntie Joe. Rest in peace in Paradise.

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  2. Miss you every day, Mom...♥

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