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Same thing. Slept for a couple of hours and I wake up in the middle of the night. Anyone else up? Just wondering. Now, I understand why people were asking about the chat room. 

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Well, guess I can talk to myself. But first, I'm making a cup of tea and turn the tv on. Maybe, have it with a piece of toast. No, maybe, I should stretch a little first. Oh well, whatever. 

Two days ago, I realized I had left the outside light and the kitchen light on since Dec 12. I realized because the light outside burned out. Found a light bulb, got a step ladder, changed the light. I think, subconsciously, I was not paying attention but on a deeper level, maybe, I was not wanting to confront something. Self-analysis, why not?

I stretched, went on my rebounder for a bit, made tea, and The Mentalist is on. I watch tv without watching.

I was part of an online creative writing group and was active. Then Dec 12 happened and I dropped  out of the group. My interest is writing speculative short stories. Now, reading and writing are both chores. 

I did clean the leaves piled up outside since that fateful day. I've got lots to declutter. Doing requires looking at stuff and facing flashbacks that slam from nowhere. I don't think I'm anywhere close to sorting through hubby's things. His sister wants a shirt to make a pillow but she's not in a hurry to get the shirt either. She was the one who donated her stem cells for my hubby's transplant back then. 

I also took pictures and posted stuff on Craigslist. Had to do something. I don't need all that stuff. It's just me now.  

Cleaning out the barn after four years and just posted several items on Craigslist that I was holding onto but don't need.

Janet did not want her clothes going anywhere so when I remodeled the house I put her clothes in containers within the walls, including her wedding dress and shoes. I used the backhoe to bury such items (10 feet down) as her wedding ring, jewelry and other items. She gave away many of her things to friends before she passed but wanted me "secure" certain items. 

Her ashes, those of my parents and our nephew (who also died of PC) are scattered on the property per their request. 

Sounds like you would know about tools? I am trying to find out the price of a Ryobi saw TS1352.

I had some tools that I sold. Always think you can get more for them than you do. My guess is that you can sell it on Craigslist for $125.00 to $150.00.  Start high and go from there.

Thanks, Rich. I'd try that. I have shed full of stuff to go through. That should keep me busy.

Time for toast. I'm really trying to do normal stuff. During the first two weeks after Dec 12, I lived like a zombie going through the motions. I've got lunch for today planned. Spinach soup and rice. I'd probably work on decluttering more outside since I've got the leaves removed. I'm sure I'd find something else to put up on Craigslist. Thank goodness for Craig Newmark.


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