Archive for August, 2007|Monthly archive page

goblin tactics

so I just typed “caribbean editing jobs” into the search engine.
I’m getting nothing.

my aunt’s funeral is tomorrow. here is a bit from my her obituary.

NETTIE KROCHTA “Anastasia” Valparaiso, Indiana Formerly Gary, Indiana Age 94, passed away at home, on Monday, August 20, 2007. She was born on November 26, 1912 in Gary, IN, where she was a lifelong resident until moving to Valparaiso to live with her sister, Mary (grandma), and niece, Valerie (mom). Nettie graduated from Froebel High School and later earned a Licensed Practical Nurse degree and state license after studies at Purdue University. She retired as an LPN from the former Lake County Convalescent Home, and previously served at Hines Veterans Hospital in Chicago. During her lifetime, she was a very active member of Protection of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church, and was a past Sunday School teacher, Youth Director of the FROC “R Club” and member of the Ladies Sodality. Prior to her years in nursing, she held positions at Bear-Brand Hosiery Co., Kroger Grocers, was a member of the AFL-CIO Ladies Auxiliary and the Salvation Army Auxiliary by assisting with Christmas distribution projects. For many years, Nettie was a world traveler (along with her brother Steve & niece Mary Lynn (my aunt) & family) and also regularly attend the “Taste of Chicago.” She loved to crochet and was a longtime patron of the Chicago Art Institute and Field Museum. She truly will be missed by her family, friends, and all those whose lives she profoundly influenced.