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Barzan
  • Female
  • Arvada, CO
  • United States
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  • Roxi
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  • Linda C
  • Melissa
  • Maggie
  • Frank
  • Violet
  • sweetlady
  • Joyce
 

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Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Jules, my girlfriend and I are going on a cruise next fall.  Maybe you’d like to go and that way you’d have someone you know on the ship."
Oct 9
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Jules, there are lots of cruises that are 3-5 days which have solo traveler cabins.  Norwegian is my favorite.  You wouldn’t be the only one doing this.  I know a number of singles that do and love it.  Just a thought."
Oct 8
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"IrishLady,  I adopted my cat from a shelter that was doing one of its senior discount weekends.  He was the best $25 I ever spent.  Call the local shelters in your area and I bet you’ll find the perfect pet at 5he perfect fee.…"
Oct 8
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Oh the dreaded holidays!  While my husband was still alive, we hosted some Thanksgiving dinners but we didn't care if we had an invitation to other family member's houses because we were quite happy to just spend it by…"
Oct 8
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear Riet, The 1st time I had to do one of my husband’s tasks, I did it thru a veil of tears.  It wasn’t because I wasn’t capable but because he wasn’t here to do it.  After 8 years of doing, I just do it and think…"
Oct 2
Barzan replied to Mary's discussion Just mad at the world today in the group Born in the 50s
"Hi Mary,  I just read your post and want you to know that’s why we’re all here.  The world is to preoccupied for our ups and downs.  I think of this site as my support family.  I’ve given up long ago to reach…"
Oct 1
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Tekwritek,  When I retired, my husband had been gone 5 years.  I had been designing jewelry and an artist all through my adult life so finding a volunteer gig was fairly easy.  I volunteer at the performing arts center in my…"
Sep 27
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Ultra, for changing the background on your phone, I suggest you go to YouTube and there will be a video that will take you step by step.  That will be a lovely time spent with your daughters in sorting the photos from the poster board.…"
Sep 19
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Hi Ultra,  Reading your post, I'm reminded that I, 8.5 yrs in, still have 3 articles of clothing of Barney's.  I will likely keep them as long as I'm alive.  They were his favorites so I just can't donate…"
Sep 16
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Sueg, The words of my fellow wids hold a lot weight.  All I can add is to post here when you need support or when you just want to share with us.  Do you have family support?  Close friends you can talk to?   Just know that we…"
Sep 13
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Thank you all for your feedback.  I knew I could count on all of you.  It's reassuring to know that my intentions were good.  I also know now to just offer and leave it at that.  I told my friend to do with the book as she…"
Sep 9
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"This is moving off topic but want some feedback from fellow wids. My close friend of over 50 years’ sister recently lost her husband.  He had been diagnosed with a brain tumor over 3 years ago and passed last year.  I was given a…"
Sep 8
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Tekwriter, I am so happy to read your post.  It sounds like your life is taking a positive turn.  it always lifts me when someone in our group is making choices that makes them happy and excited.  How nice that you reconnected with…"
Sep 4
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"LucyGoo, You are entitled to feel mad, angry, lost and tired.  I go through a whole menu of emotions at times. I try hard every day to focus on happy and cheerful things.  I, too, have had health issues for a few years but decided that I…"
Aug 30
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear Linda,  As part of this group I can safely say that we've all been in a place where we felt like we couldn't go on.  Please know that the world is a better place with you in it.  Please explore ways to meet people and…"
Aug 29
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"All these posts about moving has pushed me to chime in.  When B was alive and we were younger, we spent hours talking about where we’d like to live after retirement.  We had such fun picking places, reading up on them and discussing…"
Aug 28

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I am recently retired from a very demanding profession and am still learning how to be retired. I keep busy with my jewelry designing, sewing and art. I will be volunteering at our history and science museum. I love the arts, gardening and travel.

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At 2:32pm on May 10, 2016, sweetlady said…
  • i  am a widow much longer than u douhave children are they closewithuthathurtsidontknowhow olduare but thetimegoesby very quickly auditsashamewhenu are at odds with ur own flesh and blood  cant go to him as i am worried he will start with me and at this point i just  cant take it.im not retired as u  have to work maybe that keeps me going but not haooyas i should be  hope we can be friends.elaine
At 6:38pm on March 15, 2016, Joyce said…

Welcome Barzan: I'm sorry for your loss but I'm glad you found your way to this site. I hope you will find the same comfort and understanding here at Widowed Village that I have. In the beginning I just read the blogs and posts and lurked in chat.You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences.  Post and join in chat when you feel comfortable. It is nice to be among people who "Get It" 

 
 
 

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