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Celebration of Life

Celebration of Life

Family, Friends, Loved Ones will Celebrate the Journey of Fred’s Life. Friday, September 18th, 7pm At the home of Brigid & Shane: 481 N. Shore Drive Sarasota, FL 34234 We are asking friends to bring photos, memories and their best story of Fred to share in the Celebration. Please leave a comment or call 949-697-4009 to RSVP In lieu of […]

In Loving Memory…

In Loving Memory…

Rest in Peace, dad. Fred Arthur Epner January 12, 1943- September 13, 2009 To view the online Sarasota Herald Tribune Obituary and sign the guest book, click here (until 10/17/09) To view the online Bradenton Herald Tribune Obituary, click here. To view online Saldia Mountain Mail Obituary, click here. To purchase the photos seen on this post or others of […]

Dad’s Life Lessons

Dad’s Life Lessons

Back in June of 2000, Fred decided to make a list that he had typed up of quotes, knowledge and his experiences through life. I guess he thought this was his “mantra” and was passing these points of interest onto us girls… It’s since been a topic of conversation, amusing and true as they maybe… For what it is, something […]

Cheers to Fred!

Cheers to Fred!

One of my many dear friends… Heidi, sent me an email last week. She was reaching out in sympathy and concern for me, my family and my father, Fred. We grew up together, high school till current (we both live in CA) and have been through many years of friendship, growth and laughter. I was very touched by her short […]

Close to the Light…

Close to the Light…

Today is thursday, september 3rd. I have been in Fl now for 24 hours and am spending another night in the Moffitt cancer center treatment with my father. Today he was taken in for a procedure, stint replacement. This helps to open the bladder and kidneys and secrete the fluid build up. Fred is having back pain and is very […]

Our hearts go out to Mari & Adam

Our hearts go out to Mari & Adam

In lieu of gifts, Mari and Adams friends are collecting donations, our goal is to reach $1,000. We hope this will help the couple cover any costs associated with memorial or funeral services. Please donate as generously as you feel comfortable.

Cleeo Collection- Designer, Lori Epner interviewed

Cleeo Collection- Designer, Lori Epner interviewed

An old co-worker started a blog called Breezymama.com, she just posted a Q & A with me on today’s blog post. View the interview online here or by reading below…

Dogs, Dogs, Dogs

Dogs, Dogs, Dogs

On the weekends Todd and I take our dogs to the beach. They love to run and play with the other dogs, Off leash. Cassius (the boxer) has always gone in the water but for the longest time Winston never has- as if he was afraid of getting his paws wet! Thanks to Natasha ( our favorite dog walker) it […]

Lemon Lavendar cupcakes

Lemon Lavendar cupcakes

I found this recipe in Shape magazine, so I really can’t take credit for it but jeez its so good! These cupcakes have nearly two-thirds fewer calories than bakery varieties (think sprinkles or susie cakes for you Newport Girls)& these lowfat treats stay moist thanks to the buttermilk. Lemon Lavendar Cupcakes ( I just love the name) Serves 12 Prep […]

Update on Fred 8.3.09

Update on Fred 8.3.09

The entire family has been exhausted in the waiting game of hospital politics… It seems like there are finally some sort of anwers and action taking place.  Fred has FINALLY been approved for the pill called Gleevec. It is a new type of chemotherapy in a pill form.  Still being tested and in experimental form for treating certain cancer tumors- […]