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Frank commented on Sleepless In Seattle's blog post When love calls the heart
"Hi Sleepless, I know we all can feel your pain.  We all are there or have been there.  One of our members suggested I might write you and that we could talk.  I live in  Colorado, at 10,000' elevation.  I'm in…"
Nov 23
Frank commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hi Sue, I thought you might like these pictures to help cool you off! We see some shots of the wild fires down there.  They are terrible and ours have decimated whole towns in some cases.  HUGS Frank"
Nov 21
Frank replied to Alma's discussion Sometimes the anxiety
"Hi, In regard to the various holidays and such.. My wife of 35 years passed in her sleep on the 17th of December.  Then came Christmas, New Years, my birthday in January, hers in February  and so on through the remainder of the year. …"
Oct 19
Frank commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hi Hope, To start a new discussion go to "Forums" (public) and when you are there click on the word "Add"  you will then be given a blank line for you to type in the title of the discussion, and below that an empty space to…"
Oct 16
Frank replied to Alma's discussion Sometimes the anxiety
"The situations in today's world and news just seem to heap worries on us.  That being said, we who have lost our spouse, have lost half of ourselves.  No one to talk to, to lean on, or support us.  Our worlds have imploded, and…"
Oct 15
Frank replied to Justme's discussion stalked by death
"I would agree with Laura, I don't think there is an outbreak or something. instead, I think we are much more sensitized to death and it hits us with more impact than it does to the general public.  For children, they can become alarmed…"
Oct 15
Frank commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Participating in a Grief Group, along with joining outside groups..Quilters, Cards, Sports and such will get you out of the house and actively participating with others.  In a sense, it takes our minds off of our "blahs" and into the…"
Oct 15
Frank commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hi Hope, There were problems with the chat room that we, the users did not see.  They decided to take it down and create a whole new one with a different software (?) and company(?).  We do not know when the Chat Room, as we know it, will…"
Oct 15
Frank replied to Mrs Bear's discussion Having to say the "W" word
"Hi Teresa, I know just how you felt as I went through that, after avoiding it for years.  The person who helps me avoid financial pitfalls had been urging me to take Susan off of my paperwork and put one of my sons on it, as had my…"
Sep 24
Frank replied to Etchtech's discussion Still Lost
"Hi Mark, Actually,  you really do belong on this site.  This is the place to vent, ask questions, cry, scream and talk.  The idea of the site is to give us a place to read and be reassured that we are not alone in our frustration,…"
Sep 24
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

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My hobbies also include freshwater aquariums, I am an "Aqua Gardener." My home is at 10,000ft elevation inside the Colorado Rocky Mountains. My formal education is in Geology and Philosophy.

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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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