Sunday, February 20, 2011

Memento


Today would be my sister Mary Callas Taylor's 78th Birthday. This was her high school graduation photograph (taken about the time I was born). I think it conveys quite a bit about her. No words, no matter how eloquent, how labored can begin to convey the sadness, nostalgia and yearning one still feels decades after losing a loved one. The only compensation in her case is that I can see bright glimmerings of her style, of her looks, of her character in her three wonderful daughters.

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  1. Her Mother's daughter for sure. If looks were everything then Mr. Taylor was indeed a luck man.

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  2. There's no denying Mary looked like a Greek goddess: believe me, her intellect, her devotion to family and friends, her charm and her integrity were more than a match for her physical beauty. I never knew anyone who wasn't in love with her. Her husband was very lucky. And he continues to be: he has a second love who is special too!

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