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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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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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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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In Her Own Words

(July 3, 2013) What a day!  Mom finally agreed to an interview for posterity at the StoryCorps studio in the Cultural Center in downtown Chicago. I had heard that the recordings were archived in the Library of Congress and had … Continue reading

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