Buy No Rx Azulfidine

Where have all the Shannon’s gone?

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3093/2724031099_6c8eedbe80.jpg?v=0 CONNIE SHANNON A year ago August, buy no rx azulfidine I decided to return to Dallas for a Family Reunion. It was a decision I wouldn’t make until a week before the reunion was planned. I remember being outside on my back deck a week before and feeling a strong nudge from somewhere out there that I should go back, buy no rx azulfidine  suit up and show up for my parents, buy no rx azulfidine who are both deceased and who would have wanted me to make the trip. As well I felt a need and desire to represent the Shannon side of the family, buy no rx azulfidine which is rather slim in number. Looking back a year later, buy no rx azulfidine if not before, buy no rx azulfidine I am aware of how significant that trip was for me to take. I received much clarity from my weekend back in Big D. It had been quite a while since I had returned, buy no rx azulfidine other than a couple of days a few months before in route a vacation to Mexico. I had my reasons for not returning, buy no rx azulfidine due to some situations with a couple of family members, buy no rx azulfidine but I concluded now was an appropriate time to head back and hopefully reconnect and mend some rather tethered fences. When I returned home and saw my brother at the airport, buy no rx azulfidine it was a welcomed sight and immediately comfortable. My brother can make me laugh easier than anyone can. I reacclimated to the surroundings and my roots with each familiar face I saw. Buy no rx azulfidine   I appreciated how much I had missed my family and was grateful to be back and seeing old surroundings again. I had been missed too.  I was back home.  It felt good. At the same time I knew I was falling back into that world all too fast and easily. Buy no rx azulfidine That weekend, buy no rx azulfidine I saw my Waco cousins whom I revere for many reasons and who are always so warm and lovely in all senses of the word.  And perhaps more than anything, buy no rx azulfidine I had the opportunity to see my precious nieces and nephews who had grown leaps and bounds since I’d last seen them, buy no rx azulfidine and who I miss more than I can ever adequately express. The Reunion parties themselves were terrific as I knew they were going to be.  My sister in law Sarah Jane and her gift of creating amazing displays of food was its usual sight for sore eyes, buy no rx azulfidine and all in all it was a chance to have some face time with family members I hadn’t seen in years (literally), buy no rx azulfidine  some cousins of whom I had never even met, buy no rx azulfidine who had grown into lovely young grown ups. We also all made it to lunch at my nephew’s famous burger restaurant close to SMU which has been a great success. As lovely as everything was, buy no rx azulfidine and as nice and important it was to see everyone, buy no rx azulfidine  one of the problematic ‘elephants’ had stationed itself on the family reunion route and was not to be ignored during the weekend. The ‘elephant’ involves a situation which was spawned over 6 years ago, buy no rx azulfidine when my brother contacted me here in Los Angeles, buy no rx azulfidine rather out of the blue, buy no rx azulfidine to sign a document which involved and allowed the transmittal of my entire Shannon family from Restland to Sparkman Hillcrest Cemetary. The reason was due to the fact my oldest (half) brother had come up with the idea, buy no rx azulfidine and decision, buy no rx azulfidine of  effectively bringing all families together in one unified space at Sparkman-Hillcrest. I remember at the time not understanding why such a move was necessary, buy no rx azulfidine or quite honestly, buy no rx azulfidine very  respectful of the choice my Grandfather Shannon made in purchasing property at Restland for his family.   Not to mention how other  deceased relatives from other families might feel being uprooted, buy no rx azulfidine so to speak. Additionally I had a sentimental attachment to Restland and more specifically the place where my relatives, buy no rx azulfidine including my father, buy no rx azulfidine had been buried. Buy no rx azulfidine I had not known my Aunt Connie, buy no rx azulfidine who I was named after, buy no rx azulfidine or my Grandmother Cora, buy no rx azulfidine and it gave me a place to come and in my way connect with where I came from. When I lived in Dallas, buy no rx azulfidine I visited Restland at least twice a year. The Shannons were buried next to the Wildwood Chapel where I remember my Grandfather’s service took place, buy no rx azulfidine and is pictured above. In the end, buy no rx azulfidine largely due to the fact I was no longer living there, buy no rx azulfidine and perhaps more importantly not to ignite what would have become a confrontation with my brothers, buy no rx azulfidine  I signed the Agreement to have the Shannon family transferred. Six years later (or five and a half), buy no rx azulfidine I found myself at the Sparkman Hillcrest cemetary, buy no rx azulfidine where all the families were buried. After we had arrived and viewed the areas where the Leachman relatives had been buried, buy no rx azulfidine I, buy no rx azulfidine obviously, buy no rx azulfidine  wondered and was anxious to see where the Shannons were buried, buy no rx azulfidine especially because there had been the push to move them there years back. I asked my brother Jim where they were located. He took me across the street to a significantly smaller area than where  they were previously placed at Restland and I didn’t see them, buy no rx azulfidine until I observed small, buy no rx azulfidine round cannisters with the words “Shannon” typed or written on the top of them. There were no markers or gravestones. There was nothing really. Well, buy no rx azulfidine the Shannon family was ‘present’, buy no rx azulfidine at least in terms of the transferral. This included my Grandfather Shannon, buy no rx azulfidine my Grandmother Shannon/Walsen, buy no rx azulfidine my Aunt Connie, buy no rx azulfidine and my Father and still born twins which I have always assumed came from my father’s previous marriage, buy no rx azulfidine but I cannot confirm. However, buy no rx azulfidine nobody else, buy no rx azulfidine including myself, buy no rx azulfidine would have ever known any Shannons, buy no rx azulfidine or anybody was buried there, buy no rx azulfidine unless I had asked my brother Jim, buy no rx azulfidine who was the one who originated the idea  the transferral of the Shannons from Restland to Sparkman. The Shannon family was moved over six years ago. To this day nothing has been done to respectfully and adequately represent my family. Some months back I wrote to my brother Manning about it, buy no rx azulfidine after much hesitancy. I went back last February to Sparkman Hillcrest when I was in town to see friends from high school. It was then that I couldn’t even find the cannister tops of my famlie’s ashes. It was only grass now. I was angry. It was a level of disrespect, buy no rx azulfidine which is frankly why I am compelled to write today. I lost my father when I was nineteen. I was a sophomore in college when he died.   I remember his service at the Highland Park United Methodist Church.   The main Chapel was completely full, buy no rx azulfidine including the balcony, buy no rx azulfidine for my father’s service.   My Father and my Grandfather had many friends. He was a gentle, buy no rx azulfidine wonderful man, buy no rx azulfidine who had his shortcomings as we all do. My father was a surgeon (and an artist) who interestingly received the Bronze Star during World War II when he was a young doctor in the Phillipines.  He never mentioned this to me or my brother when he was alive.   The medal was found in his press after he died. My grandfather, buy no rx azulfidine Manning Sr. Buy no rx azulfidine was an early Dallas businessman and an overall lover of life. Buy no rx azulfidine   He was the oldest living presidents of the Idlewild Club.  He lived to be 105, buy no rx azulfidine loved his afternoon bloody Marys, buy no rx azulfidine good conversation, buy no rx azulfidine to watch ‘his’ birds at the feeders in his back yard, buy no rx azulfidine and a street in Highland Park, buy no rx azulfidine Shannon Lane, buy no rx azulfidine was named after him.   I can honestly say my grandfather truly was liked, buy no rx azulfidine and loved by everyone who knew him.  He was a special person. My Aunt Connie who I mentioned I was named after, buy no rx azulfidine I, buy no rx azulfidine unfortunately, buy no rx azulfidine never had the opportunity to meet. She died before I arrived into the world. She had been a Dallas Idlewild Debutante and graduate of Sarah Lawrence. She married an Art Director by the name of John Detlie (correction made*) in Los Angeles, buy no rx azulfidine who rather abruptly divorced her after three years to then marry Veronica Lake, buy no rx azulfidine who he met while working on a film.  Connie apparently moved back to Dallas and lived out the remainder of her life there.  Back at the Sparkman cemetary during the Reunion weekend I remember standing across the street trying to understand what felt humiliating in for my family being a “family reunion”.   It didn’t make sense. Buy no rx azulfidine My brother Charles stood by me that day I remember.  I believe he understood.     Flash forward to today. A year later.   I’ve heard nothing. When I contacted my brother Manning as to details he gave no adequate explanations really. Additionally the request he made for me to pay for new gravestones left me a bit perplexed not to mention numb, buy no rx azulfidine being that the intitial choices two of my brothers created, buy no rx azulfidine in my opinion should never have occurred. We still have the burial places at Restland, buy no rx azulfidine where I believe the Shannon family should now be returned to their rightful place by the Wildwood Chapel and respected for the choice my Grandfather Shannon orignally made and paid, buy no rx azulfidine for so he could fulfill his duty as family guardian with pride and confidence in knowing his family would be able to rest comfortably and in a quiet, buy no rx azulfidine lovely setting.  One of my brothers told me it doesn’t matter to them where they are after they die. And I would say to my brother, buy no rx azulfidine that if it didn’t matter to our Grandfather where they are after they die, buy no rx azulfidine why then would he invest his money and time and investment to create a place for his family to be after they die?   Additionally why then were you and my other sibling concerned about bringing the family together, buy no rx azulfidine when you haven’t created an adequate place for the Shannons, buy no rx azulfidine after six years? It seems an official request is necessary now, buy no rx azulfidine after almost seven years and after other requests have been made to both of my brothers.  Here again, buy no rx azulfidine is my request.  A mistake has clearly been made, buy no rx azulfidine at the expense of my family’s legacy, buy no rx azulfidine the Shannon legacy.  It’s time to amend the mistake that has been made, buy no rx azulfidine and to make it right.  Revisions have been made since the original posting.