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  1. Day 1 of From Here On

    The funeral mass was really something. 26 priests and deacons. 2 Bishops and a lot of people.

    From all the people that turned out for the visitation/wake over two days and all the people that came to the funeral, it appears that Mom was loved and admired by many.

    It was very cold at the cemetery. It was hard to watch the casket being lowered and the vault top put on. Although I know that Mom isn't in there. Only her earthly body. Still the thing that I couldn't ...
  2. Hard Day Part 2

    Well, I got through yesterday OK. The drive up there was one of the worst parts.
    Felt like I had a 20 pound weight on my chest. Hard to breath, felt nauseous. Kind of a panic attack all most. Things felt better when I saw my brothers.
    Lots of people came in spite of the Packer game going on. Even childhood friends came.
    Lots of reminiscing. All the picture boards helped that along. My brother did a nice prayer service part at the end. My oldest brother is Monsignor Michael. ...
  3. One hard day ahead

    Attachment 27685Just feel like writing. In a couple hours I have to leave for my Mom's wake service.
    The funeral is tomorrow. Had to go out and buy a new suit because I couldn't fit in the one I had for my step-daughter's wedding. God that was only 3+ years ago. Not good.
    Oh well, thin suit... fat suit. One for any occasion.
    I always new this day would come. And I felt it was coming soon. Just didn't expect last Tuesday night. Thank God I was there.
    I keep telling ...

    Updated January 10th, 2011 at 03:12 by TomSteber

  4. Pictures of the Fair Queen

  5. County Fair Update

    Hi all,
    Some of you my have read in my other blog posts that my wife was entering her baked goods in this year's Brown County Fair (Green Bay, WI). In the past, she has won the Blue Ribbon for her Apple Pie and 3rd place for her Chocolate Chip cookies.

    This year she entered five things:

    Apple Pie
    Pumpkin Pie
    Chocolate Brownie Cheese Cake (in the new Dairy Category)
    Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Sugar Cookies

    She took home FOUR RIBBONS! ...