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Come to the Kutztown Folk Festival

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cee Jun 10, 2016. 3 Replies

I'm wondering if anyone nearby would like to join us at the festival. It is held at the fairgrounds near the University in Kutztown, PA. It is open from Sat - june 28 to Sat July 6. It is open from…Continue


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Cee commented on only1sue's blog post Good days and blue days
"Maggie May, that is very thoughtful of you to paint the rocks and put them around, I am sure they are noticed and you may never know that one person that really need that one little positive work in their life and at the movement make a difference…"
Jul 24
Cee replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion US: MID-ATLANTIC in the group Connect with others in your area
"Hi Kim, I am in Kutztown, not too far from you. I hope you are finding your way around this group and able to make some new "friends""
Jul 24
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"How are you coping with this isolation?  I am having a rough time, so afraid something will happen to me and there is no one here to help.  Everything is falling apart around me - literally - so many things are breaking down, these are the…"
Jul 24
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"OK group I need some positive thoughts, it seems everything I touch or get near or try to do falls apart.  I am just feeling sorry for my self and this are all material things and can't compare with what some of you have gone…"
Jul 24
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Faolan, reading over notes and checking in with people. Hope you are felling better. and are able to get back to your activities - those that we can do these days which here is not much.  I hope they can sue that hospital. that is terrible to…"
Jul 24
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Faolan, Thinking about you and hope your recovery is going well and you are stronger and more active each day, HUGS and prayers"
Jun 21
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"Hello all - hope you are well and managing to keep busy during this trying time. I'm well and staying home except to pick up groceries and that is just the drop off in the car not going in. It will be nice to be able to get back to regular…"
May 21
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Another day of hanging around the house, haven't even been in the store shopping - only for pick-ups. and then I usually don't get everything I ordered.So many warning for those over a certain age to stay in it makes it even more…"
May 21
Cee replied to Dee1960's discussion Wedding Rings -- why wear them?
"Many reasons and all of them valid. we each do what we are comfortable with. I wasn't wearing mine because I had gained weight and it didn't fit and of course I didn't get it resized because I kept thinking I would lose weight. …"
Feb 12
Cee replied to newlife's discussion Staying in the marital home or moving elsewhere?
"So interesting to see how others have handled the moving/not moving. Yesterday I turned 77 and have been alone 8 years and have done very little in the house because of physical limitations etc. Last summer I fell and broke a shoulder and now am…"
Feb 12
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Jan 9
Cee replied to Rich's discussion Ever awake at 2:45 in the morning?
"Sleep? what is that?  It has been so long since I have had a full nights sleep that I don't even remember what it was like. Either I can't go to sleep or I fall asleep and within 2 hours I am awake again, and it is up and down all…"
Jan 9
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Sue I am so sorry for the troubles in your county, my heart aches for the people and the animals. We have seen pictures of people trying to get water to them, but it is such a dangerous situation.  I pray that they can get the fires under…"
Jan 6
Cee replied to phyllis's discussion Married 62 years in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Phyllis are you still with us?  Well we made it through the holidays, with both happy and sad memories. And now we have a brand new year to navigate through. I have made a promise to myself that this is the year I get my act together and try to…"
Jan 1
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Sue, I am glad your holiday went well, I am sure you meal was delicious, and how nice to have people around and grandchildren especially make a holiday.  Now we are on the brink of a new year, my wish is that it will bring us peace and…"
Jan 1
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"Mark, you are so good about finding the right words to help the rest of us navigate this fog we are in. Thank you for being there for us. HUGS"
Jan 1

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Some things don't change

Posted on January 27, 2014 at 7:49am 5 Comments

'I just reread at my blog post from July of 2012. and you know what? I feel exactly the same way now. '.

Missing him

Posted on July 18, 2012 at 6:00am 1 Comment

It doesn't need a special day
To bring you to my mind
For days without a thought of you
Are very hard to find

Isn't working

Posted on July 2, 2012 at 9:54am 17 Comments

Well, I thought this would be a good place to be able to meet others going through the same thing I am. It started out with a few welcomes etc, but guess I never really fit in and now I feel more alone then ever.  I'll stay on for a while. Just wish I was able to connect with people better. Maybe it is time just to pack everything in and go back to my small home town and get used to being alone.

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At 8:56am on June 9, 2015, Elaine said…

I mentioned that I have been reading anything and everything about being a widow and the grieving process, etc.,etc.  Well I have stumbled upon a rather refreshing book that I hesitated to read "because it addressed women who had been widowed in their prime, so to speak.  Basically from 30-50 years of age"  And here I am, much older.  But I downloaded it onto my Kindle anyway.  And what a treat it is.  It is called The Saturday Night Widows.  The writer, a widow herself, started this little group of 6 widowed women, with the goal of exploring new and different activities and ideas to help themselves reclaim their independence and their lives.   So, I thought, isn't that what we are all trying to do eventually?  I know I am.  But of course, true to my nature, I am trying to rush it along.  Learning it can't be done my way.  Well, this book is delightful as it introduces the idea that there can still be a lot of fun out there, regardless of my age.

At 8:47am on May 20, 2014, wildflower said…

Just read your post about giving away your husband's personal possessions and I can relate to where you are.  I'm not in that group to post since I lost my husband in 2013.  But you words were what I have been doing.  I recently started with the underwear and sock drawer and only cleared out the old and worn ones.  I also  bagged the worn shoes and tattered pants.  Gave a few shirts that were newer to a nephew.  And also I have a pile of t-shirts I'm considering making into a quilt.  Guess I'm finished for the present time.  Take care.


At 7:56am on December 23, 2013, WhereNow? said…
Hi cee - thank you for the friend request. This is such a hard time of year. I haven't written on WV for ages because I find it makes me cry and I still cry all the time anyway. Yesterday was 11 months - I feel as empty as I ever have. The first Christmas without my beloved Phillip. How can I ever feel like celebrating???
At 4:29pm on December 16, 2013, barbaralynnann said…
Hi Cee, thanks for the hello! At least we all have something in common, not everyone
Can relate who hasn't been there. Again, thanks,
At 11:02am on December 4, 2013, Cat said…
Cee: I have been thinking about you. Hope the holidays will be peaceful and a blessing to you this year even though we will not be in the circumstances of our choosing. I will try to make the best of it with my family. They will understand if I don't fully engage in the usual activities. We have a pretty big snowstorm brewing here. The first one since Jim died. He always made me feel so secure in bad weather - being prepared for anything. I had snow tires put on the car this morning and felt pretty proud for getting it done and not sliding in the ditch on my way!
At 7:12pm on November 18, 2013, Cat said…
Thank you. I am new to this, but hope it will help to visit with others in my situation. My husband Jim died on July 27th. It will be 4 months the day before Thanksgiving. My heart is broken and I feel that I am just existing with no purpose right now. Everyone says time will help, and I hope they are right. We had a beautiful relationship and I wouldn't give up a day of it to stop the current pain. I just want some peace.
At 6:44pm on February 22, 2013, SpiritWalker said…

I have spent many hours in the Black Hills as I sought the essene of my native american heritage.  There is a part of me that remains there always....


At 2:14pm on January 24, 2013, Mford4 (Marlene) said…
I'm doing ok. I see u r in kutztown. I'm in new hope we don't like the cold either. I'm lucky here because I live in a 55 plus community and it has a club house. When I go stir crazy I go up to the library and talk to people when they come in. But this cold keeps me locked in
At 4:33pm on November 4, 2012, judy said…

Thank you Cee - was a very hard day - I know I made Justin proud of me - very drained right now - today is our 6th wedding anniversary.

At 12:01pm on May 7, 2012, Suz said…

You bet, Dakota Gal!


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