2020-01-12 12:32:56 UTC
Following the news of Truly's death in December, Jitze Couperus wrote:
''I am saddened to hear this - I still lurk in these fora, but not as
much as I used to. I remember fondly a time when Truly (and a few
others) were prominent figures on this landscape, and made for lively
'Alas, the numbers of old codgers dwindles, but I'd like to quote a
snippet from a line she wrote:
"This is an awesome responsibility. With any luck, when I die my heirs,
in all innocence, will throw the jar away and no one will have to carry
this burden any further"
'If you want to know what that was all about, the context may be found
on her web-pages at http://www.trulydonovan.com/personal/awesome.htm
'A hint: It has to do with raisins and bourbon.
'Truly Donovan - ave atque vale.'
I forwarded this to the Facebook page where we originally learnt of her
death, and today her nephew has commented:
"Nephew Marc here who just found her tablet. We did indeed throw away
her raisins. She was prescient."