Category Archives: Hannah McKelvy

For Auld Lang Syne

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Painted Bird

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Memorial Concert

(Author’s note: We are off witness a concert by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra today with Riccardo Muti at the podium, so it is only fitting that I post this excerpt from the eulogy I delivered for my mother, the long-standing … Continue reading

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Calling Bird

(Bridgman, Michigan) A memory at Christmas time of Mom: When she was living at Woodland Terrace, she wanted me to mount a bird feeder outside her window so she could sit in her chair and watch the birds appear.  Easier … Continue reading

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Piper Piping

(Chicago, Illinois) All this singing and talking of The Twelve Days of Christmas has got me thinking of the piper who played for my mother’s funeral on June 11, 2014, Leonard Sailor.  And, yes, Piper Sailor played for Mom, Hannah Dick … Continue reading

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Mother’s Russia

 

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Three Years Ago

(Chicago, Illinois) Three years ago, on July 3, 2013, my mother, Hannah Dick Macfarlan McKelvy, graciously consented to record her thoughts for posterity in an interview in the StoryCorps studio at the Cultural Center in Chicago.  Mom, as you may … Continue reading

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