You may not have known Lena Meijer. As with many women of her generation, she was the backbone of the family. In this case, it's the family was the Meijer family, whose stores are all over the Midwest now. Lena Meijer was a daughter, a wife, a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and eventually a philanthropist. She died this past Saturday. Meijer was 102.
Maybe it's because I myself have been guilty of saying them, but it's just a matter of being so played out and overused that it's starting to get really old. You may not agree with what I'm about to say