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Frank replied to SweetMelissa2007's discussion Wal-mart delivers!
"Hi, Kroger companies will shop for you and deliver the goods to your door. I think I recall Susan saying that they would even stock your freezer and refrigerator. Now that she's passed, My only gripe is that when you order something, the clerk…"
Sep 15
Frank commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"First, while I read your post when you first posted it, and second, it seems to revolve around religious rites in a religion I have no knowledge of.  It would seem that your comment, "They are modern orthodox. I am not religious" is…"
Sep 15
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Sep 9
Frank replied to JeffS's discussion What's wrong with me?
"Hi Jeff, During the 35 years that Susan and I were married, she had Diabetes.  When we started dating she asked me if it would bother me to give her a shot? Being an EMT, I told her heck no, it won't bother me a bit to give HER a shot. As…"
Sep 5
Frank commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2012
"Hi Sue, You know, I think that any of us who have lost a spouse would take the time to sit with another who is going through, or has gone through those lonely times and just sat and listened, or may even chime it as you wish it. One cannot intuit…"
Sep 5
Frank replied to LandL (Linda)'s discussion Can someone please explain where the chat room has gone?
"Hi, Being a Charter Member of the 10% club, I did not realize that we were loosing the Chat Room until I read these three notes and then looked at my banner and Darned if the Chat Room isn't missing.  I wonder what is happening? Are the…"
Aug 29
Morgana (Janet) left a comment for Frank
"Frank if you are on Facebook there is a Widowedvillage Chat set up."
Aug 29
Frank commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Pualili, I so remember those days... In September of 2012 we retired and we started to build the addition to our home. Susan thought it too small for all of our planned retirement activities.  They dug the footings, poured the concrete and…"
Aug 27
Frank commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Hi, Generally speaking the nights and weekends are the worst. Simply put, these are the times when we would be together, and now our spouse is gone.  I too had trouble sleeping.  I would stay up practically till my head hit the desk and…"
Aug 26
Frank commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Hi All, My wife of 35 years went to sleep one Sunday in December, 2012 and did not wake up on Monday.  My world imploded and exploded that day.  As Nance says, over time it gets "Softer" and as the years go by you will be able to…"
Aug 26
Frank replied to Mrs.Linda's discussion Has your grief suddenly hit you when you least expected it?
"Hi All... Yes, I believe we all have those times and occasions when something breaks loose and we feel our loss, sometimes with the impact as if it were brand new. I call my times, "Zingers."  It can be some scene on the TV, or, it…"
Aug 24
Frank commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Hi John, Thanks for the laugh.  I served 20 years in the Navy and retired in '84.  I guess that the military somehow leaks out in much of my writing. As for writing, yes I'll continue.  It helps me and I hope it helps those…"
Aug 3
Frank commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hi Barb, That was a bit north and west from me. It was in Glenwood Springs on I 70 and had no effect on me. Thank you for asking. (HUGS) Frank"
Jul 27
Frank commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I'm so happy to hear your good news Sue!.  Now, be sure and rest, and no sneaking out for a pint or two. HUGS, Frank"
Jul 23
Frank replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"Hi Lynn, Sooner or later we are all asked that question.  We were married 35 years when Susan passed suddenly in her sleep.  Essentially, she went to sleep Sunday night and did not wake up Monday morning, the victim of a "Silent Heart…"
Jun 21
Frank commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Mrs L, I went to Great Lakes for Navy Boot Camp.  On Christmas Day, it was -27 degrees w/o the wind chill. I must have done something wrong as I was standing "Thermometer Watch"  in my dress blues and peacoat standing at…"
Jun 3

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Posted on March 13, 2019 at 3:23pm 1 Comment

Hi Lostandlonely,

I do have a suggestion. Try contacting Jennifer at the Heart Light Center in Denver CO,

Heartlight Center Inc., Grief Support in Denver Metro ; (720) 748-9908

When you reach Jennifer tell her where you are and that I suggested you call her. Ask her if she might have a suggestion for you for a Grief Group where you live or near by. With her professional…



Posted on March 7, 2018 at 9:03pm 6 Comments

I was sound asleep the 17th of December 2012 when the phone rang. I’d been up late that night and was sleeping in. Susan had gone to bed that night round 9pm saying that they’d worked her hard during physical therapy, that she was tired and that she’d call me early in the morning to wake me.

I grabbed the phone and exclaimed, “Boy you weren’t kidding when you said you would call early, how are you doing honey?” “Is this Frank? “Asked a strange voice. “Yes.” Frank this is (I don’t…


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At 4:58am on August 29, 2019, Morgana (Janet) said…

Frank if you are on Facebook there is a Widowedvillage Chat set up.

At 11:35am on July 24, 2018, Rkay said…

Hi Frank..

I checked in this morning and saw your Hello.  I walked away from my computer last night when I went to put the horses away and didn't come back to my office.  Anyway..Hello to you! 


At 9:54pm on May 10, 2018, Mamitha said…

Hi Frank, how are you? How is Colorado? 

At 7:41am on February 21, 2018, Gunnerx2 (Carol) said…

Hi Frank, thanks for the friend request :)

At 8:17pm on October 30, 2017, kemunto said…

Hi Frank,  oh no this search for one another is taking another turn.  It has been more than a week since we had a chat!  Please confirm that you are fine.

At 9:44am on July 10, 2017, TxDD said…
Have a good day Feank... Keep hanging in there! Ee all support and encourage each other. Q

At 12:10pm on December 27, 2016, BabushkaD (Debbie) said…

Frank, I of course could come meet you nearer to Hampden. There's also a Village Inn near Wadsworth and Hampden, right? (by the Kohl's and Chipotle?) I don't know if that's where you shop, or not. You are making the trek, so once you're here, let's make it as convenient for you as possible.

At 10:45pm on January 19, 2016, kemunto said…

Thank you Frank.  I appreciate you,  you have a great sense of humour.  Good night.

At 1:48pm on July 29, 2014, beachgirl3 said…

Hi Frank,  Saw your message and appreciate your thoughts. I doing well, keeping busy. Lots of beach time with the family and had loads of fun .  Anticipating my 44th wedding anniversary with so many emotions. I must say I do feel better, it's not as raw . This is the 3rd one without Gary. It was always a day of celebration. He would bring me roses, and we would go out somewhere to celebrate. On different occasions we celebrated with a destination. Now I must carry on. I will buy those roses and have a nice dinner , drink some wine and toast the love of my life... How lucky we were.....     Please tell me what you have been doing? How are you doing these days?

At 10:59am on March 25, 2013, Morgana (Janet) said…

Frank the "My Likes" list what you have clicked on that you like (the blue heart).


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