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We'll be here for you on the Holidays

We'll be hanging out in the Chat Room on Thanksgiving ... and Christmas ... and New Years Eve ... for those who want to pop in. The holidays can be hard, whether it's your first one without your love or years out. So if you're needing an understanding ear to share part of your day with, please join us in the Widowed Village Chat Room. 

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booktime (Susan) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"I still haven't gone out to eat at "our' restaurants. I have gone out to eat with friends but just not at those places. My back yard is full of his creations - arches made out of cement forms. It was a magical place. He lit it up with…"
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Lakegirl33 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"Silver Fern, yes! Me too. I am gradually ( 2 years , December9) able to get to some...... This past weekend , my daughter was home with her future MIL. In showing her the area, I took a chance and drove to the island where we had met and dated.…"
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Cathy commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 70s
"I agree Davy"
55 minutes ago
Silver fern commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"Does anyone still feel they can't bear to go to special places where you spent lots of fun times together. My husband worked by our harbour and his yacht was moored in the water not far from his office at our local port. I sold his boat and…"
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