Tag Archives: Judy Popkin

The Parting Glass

I was introduced to a new song yesterday … first at the beautiful Funeral Mass for the husband of a co-worker … and then again, about 12 hours later, at the close of a Wailin’ Jennys concert. Hearing it on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Judy Popkin!

Judy would have been 57 today … we remember. And The Writer’s Almanac, as usual, is eerily spot on … Midsummer, Georgia Avenue by Mary Jo Salter Happiness: a high, wide porch, white columns crowned by the crepe-paper party hats … Continue reading

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RIP Judy Popkin

Last week we gathered to remember Judy and this morning we mark the actual anniversary of her death … 11 years ago.  As people readied for the annual Canterbury Fair, a hearse arrived at our house on July 31, 1999. … Continue reading

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Sunday 7/25/10

Today we gather to remember Judy Popkin … and another morning, 11 years ago … 7/31/99 to be exact. RIP Judy … RIP. Why I Love Mornings by Nancy Boutilier Ah, the possibility of the uncut tree all the blank … Continue reading

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In Memorium-Judy Popkin

  The poem below is from The Writer’s Almanac for today: 7/31/08. So apt … I post it in memory of Judy Popkin who was born 8/19/53 and died after a nine year battle with breast cancer on 7/31/99. We … Continue reading

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