...and now for a final bow.
Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at 03:59PM

Today both Jess and I are feeling a bit under the weather after we learned that our dear friend Mabel Weinrich passed away on Monday.

Mabel was a feisty woman, with a passion for life, who wasn’t afraid to speak her mind, and able and willing to formulate a thoughtful response on almost every subject. She was an inspiration to us and will be remembered fondly.

We used to enjoy dining with her on take out Chinese at her home or dining out with her at the Sunflower Cafe in Mosier, Oregon. Regardless of what type of meal she had, she could be counted upon to top it off with a beer before bedtime. She was quite a character and I’m quite confident I could not hope to capture her essence with mere words alone. She lived to the worldly age of 92, and she lived each of those years well.

Our sorrow and respect go out to her extended family and friends.
Article originally appeared on thedeadpoets.org - official site of the U.S. band, and the endeavors of its members,Wa Conner and Jessica Griffin-Conner (http://www.thedeadpoets.org/).
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