Kristine Marie Cummins

MOM.

 

Mom

 

Karol Cummins
1933-2007

Born in San Francisco.
Mother of eight.
Talented seamstress, florist and stained glass artist.
A lifelong guardian to her older disabled sister.
Made great use of euphemisms.
Knew the names of just about every growing thing.
Brutally honest, but embraced little white lies.
Open minded andĀ non-religious.
Loved gardening, cooking and family gatherings.
Napa Valley resident who thought boxed wine was just fine.
Had no problem voicing her opinions.
Loved spontaneous day trips in the car.
Fascinated by genealogy.
Was a Republican and became a Democrat.
DisdainedĀ intolerance and racism.

 

 

In memory of my late mother, Karol Cummins.

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