June 03, 2005

A post for Bergljot Hiller

This morning my grandmother passed away. While her death came as a shock, I am slightly comforted by the fact that she died peacefully and painlessly, in a hospital bed in Namsos, Norway. Strangely, she died on the day that marks 6 years since the death of my father.
I haven't got any idea when blogging is to resume, but it has been put on hold for the time being.

Posted by Maria at June 3, 2005 11:05 PM | TrackBacks
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I wish to extend condolences to Maria of Hatshepsut, on the death of her grandmother.  The traditional Jewish response on hearing of a death is: ברוך דין אמת Barukh Dayan Emet Blessed is ...   ... more

Trackback by: Rishon Rishon (Barukh Dayan Emet) at June 5, 2005 11:47 AM Permalink

My condolences. May she rest in peace.

Posted by: Orly at June 4, 2005 08:41 AM Permalink

My condolences too, to you and your family.

Posted by: Kantor at June 4, 2005 11:18 AM Permalink

I'm deeply sorry for your loss. Take your time...

Posted by: David at June 4, 2005 10:26 PM Permalink

I am also truly sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts.

Posted by: Dave at June 5, 2005 07:04 AM Permalink

Barukh dayan emet.

I hope you're managing. If there's anything I can do, let me know.

Posted by: David Boxenhorn at June 5, 2005 10:17 AM Permalink

I'm so sorry.

Posted by: Torbjörn Karfunkel at June 5, 2005 11:17 PM Permalink

Baruch Dayan Emet

Posted by: Tzemach Atlas at June 6, 2005 02:10 AM Permalink

I'm so sorry to hear this Maria! You'll be in our thoughts and prayers way over here.

Posted by: Alice at June 6, 2005 04:41 PM Permalink

My condolences.

Posted by: Fluffster at June 6, 2005 04:54 PM Permalink

Your in my prayers Maria, we'll be here when you get back. take care. JP

Posted by: hasidicG at June 6, 2005 06:43 PM Permalink

My deepest condolences on your loss. She will live on as long as she is in your thoughts.

Posted by: Kevin E at June 6, 2005 07:10 PM Permalink

Sorry to hear that. I know you don't know me but I do read your blog and think that it's very good. I hope you feel better soon. Baruch dayan emet.


Posted by: rach at June 6, 2005 07:42 PM Permalink

my condolences. baruch dayan emes.

Posted by: yiddishe-kop at June 6, 2005 08:32 PM Permalink

My thoughts are with you. Wishing you a long life.


Posted by: gil ben mori at June 6, 2005 09:01 PM Permalink

I am sorry to hear that.

Posted by: Expategghead at June 7, 2005 06:25 AM Permalink

Maria, I'm so sorry to hear about your loss.

Posted by: Smooth at June 15, 2005 11:39 PM Permalink

Thank you all.

Posted by: Maria at June 17, 2005 01:42 PM Permalink