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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 Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"sue, big hugs, so understand these hard months,  i don't know what the answer is.  a few times i tried to recognize the day by doing something for someone else or some group.  yesterday was our anniversary but because of this…"
Sep 1
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"hello everyone, this is one of those hard times for me.  we were married 35 years ago and i didn't expect to be alone so soon. i have been alone since 2011 but i really could use his comfort and help now that i fell and broke a…"
Aug 30
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"gave in and ordered chinese delivery tonight, needed a change from the frozen dinners, shoulder isn't doing so well, something moved in the bones and i am back to square one. and what is up with all of you. hope things are going well. any one…"
Aug 21
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"just checking in with everyone. thanks for the good thoughts on my arm, seems it doesn't want to get better and something moved and i am back to square one. only good thing is it isn't the main arm, but so hard trying to do things with one…"
Aug 21
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"Thank you Dee, glad you are doing well.  unfortunately, the knee went to the bottom of the list as I fell and broke my shoulder, so painful and has ti stay immobilized. emergency dr said 8 weeks to heal, have to see the orthopedic dr on tue.…"
Aug 4
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Sue, hope you are doing well, so glad there no deficits. and almost two weeks of no driving down. you will soon be up and out.  in the meantime i am down for 8 weeks,  I fell thurs and broke my shoulder, so painful right now and have to…"
Aug 4
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Sue, so happy to hear the good news. That six weeks will pass quickly - when you look back on it :) May the bruising and pain soon be gone and your active life returned. HUGS"
Jul 23
Cee replied to Doug02122014's discussion What to do with spouses personal effects and when?
"You made me smile with the comment on screwdrivers. My son came and helped me cleaning out the garage and he couldn't believe all the duplicates- I could because Jim had a habit of putting everything he use for a repair in a pail or box and…"
Jul 12
Cee replied to Doug02122014's discussion What to do with spouses personal effects and when?
"I'm back to doing some more sorting, Now it is a lot of papers that were in file drawers and in files on shelves, and then photos that were stuck in all kinds of strange place. I noticed someone said make sure you go through everything because…"
Jul 12
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"Wonder what it is that is causing a resurgence of the sadness at this point. Some days are almost impossible even when things are going ok. I am so sorry for those of you with major medical problems and no spouse to help you through. It looks like…"
Jul 12
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"only1 Sue, how are you doing? I didn't see when you were going in for your surgery but hope all goes/went well. Hope to see you on soon."
Jul 10
Cee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I was reading your posts on how Dr. treat us "ex youngsters" and realized how true it is and if you have put on weight - forget it. they treat you like -why are you taking up my time. My Dr. moved and I had to get a new one, I don't…"
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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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