My somehow-related "Aunt", Ann West passed away a few weeks ago. I've been meaning to do this for awhile, but i haven't really understood the impact that her passing had on me.
After her passing, it was like a flood gate opened up. All these people from my past have been showing up in droves... from different blogs that i've found to random people calling me.. to all sorts of stuff.
It has helped me not grieve, but celebrate Annie... it has helped me come to terms with my hometown.
Be honest... the first time.