My internet friends come together to honor the memory of my Mom who passed away unexpectedly on August 28, 2011. They declared Sept 4 to be a day to bake cookies and share with strangers, just like Mom did. See

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I was on my way crossing Canada as part of my Odyssey when the call came in Belleville, Ontario during a dinner with friends Andy and Kent…

Andy was a huge amount of support as I stayed at his house; drank whiskey and did a ds106 radio broadcast before I set out the next day to drive to Baltimore.

Andy is a Good Friend

#ds106radio 4 life! They played live music, songs, and stuff for me as I drove 530 miles to get from Ontario to Baltimore.


She Likes Her Butterfly

Martha Burtis (@mburtis) launched the idea for #Cookielove day via a google doc

2011/365/245 Young Alyce

On my travels I had been sending her a series of “Cousin Bobby” style postcards from every state and province I visited. On the day I got the call I had just bought on from Ontario, so I delivered the last postcard at her funeral.

Mom's Last Postcard

#cookielove first batch

Gave #cookielove to Volunteer Dog Walkers at the Welland Humane Society.

Ellen shares some #cookielove at the cottage.

Cookie Love - The Baking Phase

Cookie Love - The Baking Phase



cookielove Cookie

Day 245: #Cookielove

Day 247: Cookies for cogdog Day

Thinking of Alyce

Cookies in the Making



#cookielove #1

#cookielove #2

#cookielove #3

#cookielove #4

a kiss #cookielove

#cookielove sunday

#cookielove Cookies for @cogdog's mom

#cookielove mission accomplished @cogdog

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cookielove - Blurry Cookies

cookielove - Momo & Fleep

cookielove - First Cookie

Cookies for CogDog

Shannon #cookielove

Humaira #cookielove

Hannah #cookielove

Cookie Love

#cookielove in Shanghai @krembdelakremb made'em & shared @dearlibrariann

2011/365/252 These Are Mom's Last Cookies

More #cookielove

cookie pile

kissing penguins

cookie pile

my penguin lost its head

2011/365/310 Tribute to Alyce and Her Cookies