the gypsies' journey...

we all are gypsies of a sort wandering traveling through this life other lives space and time here there and yon on roads less traveled - following the path of the sun and the trail of the stars to worlds known and unknown from yesterday and today into tomorrow -

this is a written and visual journal of my own travels - imagined and/or real -
imagined and/or real - a STREAMOFCONSCIOUSNESS telling of my own personal thoughts feelings experiences - interspersed with words and images of others - with things defined by most as PARAnormal which - for me - all my life - have been PERFECTLYnormal -

SO come along with me and we'll dance among the stars under the sun and over the moon - we'll share our stories around the campfire - together -

THE GYPSYWOMANWORLD

My photo
A...WOMAN IN MOTION WITH HAIR AS DARK AS NIGHT HER EYES WERE LIKE THAT OF A CAT IN THE DARK... SHE WAS A GYPSYWOMAN... she danced round and round... from the fire her face was all aglow... she was dancing... dancing... waiting for the RISING SUN... loving caring relationships are like THE RISING SUN...we are nourished by their warmth...we are energized by their strength...we grow in their light...we find shelter and solace there...they are our sanctuary... born in the sign of the sun, i am a true LEO-love the sun and its hot orange red fire-passionate in and about everything i do-i believe in instant chemistry charisma love/lust at first sight-in the magic of the eyes and the beauty of the soul-in the instant recognition familiarity in meeting someone from a past life and in the knowledge that we might meet in a future life-i believe that we are each ageless and flawless-i believe in the beauty of the moment-the whisper of yesterday-the hope of tomorrow-the power of forgiveness for even ourselves-the absolute and total beauty of love---[credit to brian hyland and curtis mayfield]

Saturday, August 8, 2009

dates with life and death...


when the day began, i had no idea that i would be putting together this particular post - a day that began bleak and dismal turned into an incredibly beautiful sunny balmy day that called for sunny dispositions and light fare otherwise - in any event, after going out and about in the blue skies for several hours, my only intent was to just dabble with a bit of creative verse upon which i'm trying to work - but my attentions became distracted and i ended up browsing the net for a bit, coming across, i'm not sure how, an obituary for my paternal grandfather [papastrap] - it is one i had found online several years and had downloaded into my genealogy records - but i came across it online a few hours ago and began re-reading it and realized for the first time several little oddities in the information -

the main story of his death is that papastrap, born june 15, 1884, at the time of his death june 2, 1946, lived in winnfield louisiana with my grandmother [mamastrap] - however, when he died, he was in coffeyville kansas with my father accompanying him by car from louisiana upon the death of my grandfather's brother - my great uncle had just died two days previously of a heart attack, on friday, may 31, 1946 [within hours of june 1] and papastrap and my father had traveled to coffeyville for his funeral which was to be monday - the night before the funeral, papastrap went to bed in his hotel room about 8:00 pm and my father retired to his own room - the next morning, at 8:00 am, my father went to papastrap's room where he discovered my grandfather dead - also from a heart attack, as it turned out - papastrap was 61 years old - his brother who had just died was 60 -papastrap had seven [7] siblings, including his brother who had just died * -

papastrap was born june 15, 1884
papastrap died june 2, 1946
papastrap's father died in june 1933
his mother's mother was born in june 1837
mamastrap's father died in june 1908
his brother [who just died] died on may 31 within hours of june 1946 and was buried june 1946
his brother [who just died] was married in june 1925
his brother who had just died was born in june [1886]
another brother died in june [1970]
two [2] sisters died in june [1961 and 1950]
papastrap's date of birth numerologically is 33 and his date of death is 11 - both master numbers
his brother's [who just died] numerological death date is 11
papastrap, his brother and my father all died of a heart attack
the last time my father saw papastrap alive was 8:00 pm - he found him dead at 8:00 am

[*i do not have the date of death for one of the siblings]

9 comments:

linda said...

this is stunning...as i was reading, i was thinking, his number must be 6, same as mine...hmmm, not sure how relevant that is but then I saw his number was 33, so I was right although I judged it based on june being the sixth month...interesting set of facts you have here...

and you must be into numerology too! fascinating:)

GYPSYWOMAN said...

hi linda - well, i know that a lot of people have "anniversary" deaths in their families but i'd not really looked in any great detail at the exact dates in my family - and this is just my father's line of two generations - anyway, i just decided to sit down and start recording what i was finding and it seemed to me a bit out of the ordinary - but perhaps it really isn't in the grand scheme of things - don't know - thanks so much for coming by and leaving a message - great way to end my evening! jenean

Nancy said...

Wow, June is a very significant month!

Trish and Rob MacGregor said...

Fascinating sequence here of Junes and numbers! Those dates would be interesting to look @ astrologically!

GYPSYWOMAN said...

well, it was fascinating to me, anyway - i had remembered the story of my grandfather's death, about his traveling with my father to his brother's funeral and then dying himself - but had never realized the significance of the june dates until yesterday - i've read of the "anniversary" deaths, etc - but this one hit very close to me as it involved my family - thanks for the comment - and you're right - great astrological possibilities!

Marlene said...

facinating! my family has a number, 22,or 222 sequence that apparently has become very important ..every important event usually happens on a 22, or adddress, tel#, accts deaths and birth..and I found a website blog that people write into about his number also..apprarently others have this

GYPSYWOMAN said...

hi marlene - i sent you a response to your comment yesterday but the darned thing didn't go through apparently :)
anyway, just wanted to thank you for coming by and for the info - i'll have to check into the numbers thing - come again soon -

Marlene said...

I have been having problems with my post too? they do not show up
and I also response to my friends post and they never get them?? I wonder whats going on!?

GYPSYWOMAN said...

yes, me too - wondering, that is, marlene - i've had several people tell me they were unable to leave "comments" on mine - so i took off the "type the word" requirement and made my comments a "pop-up" style - and now that part seems to be working ok for those that were having problems with it - but - there have been several other glitches lately with blogger - maybe tied into that whole thing with twitter, i heard - anyway, thanks for coming by - and have a glorious day!