504 Main by Holly Lefevre: Goodbye Bumpkin
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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Goodbye Bumpkin

I have honestly gone back and forth about this post...not because the sentiment is not there, not because my heart is not breaking, but just because, it simply hurts to think about it, and in fact I cannot without shedding a thousand tears.
I am never at a loss for words, but I am now.

Sadly, on Sunday, the sweet, sincere, gracious, fun loving, stylish, passionate, and absolutely fabulous Lisa, of Bumpkin on a Swing passed away. From the first comment and email she sent me, she lit up my day with her words, her way, and the pure and exquisite essence of just being her.
I am thankful I had the pleasure of knowing her.
She was loved and adored by so many and will be missed dearly.
My thoughts and prayers are with her Captain, her family, and her dear friends.


  1. You have my condolences....

  2. So sad, goodness, I have just kept thinking about this. breaks my heart. Sweet post Holly. PS I just posted the bangle image :)

  3. I didn't know of her. But from reading all the comments on her blog, she was a gem. I'm so sorry to hear this. Anytime a blogger leaves, it's felt by everyone.

  4. So sad. I didn't really know her but knew many bloggers who did. Gosh, so so sad.

  5. Oh, holly! I'm so, so sorry! I did not read her blog, but clicked through and saw the most recent few posts. That's so awful!

  6. oh no....I started following her only recently but obviously I missed something. Thanks for letting us know and helping to spread the word.


  7. I didn't know her, but I am sorry for your loss and for all of her friends and family.

  8. Oh dear one, Lisa sounds like a precious woman, though I did not know her. I believe heaven is full of delights and I am sure it has a swing for your friend.

  9. Holly, this is so sad...Lezlee

  10. So sad. Thoughts and prayers for her family and friends...and that includes you.

  11. I'm crying too. This is well said, and the perfect description of our Lisa, our Bumpkin. Thank you.

  12. What an amazing impact she had on so many people whom she never met in person. I know, because I am one of them. xx's


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