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Susan and I was talking about how we need to get out of the house and enjoy the fresh air and nature by going on walks. The problem is we are all so diverse in where we live so we can not walk together. Susan thought of putting up a blog and when we go on our walks to post what we see and hear and feel. We were talking of walking a couple of times a week or more, depending on how we are feeling. Susan has been busy so I am starting the blog. and inviting all my friends and those on…Continue
At different times during the last year before Madeline died she would say "We need to talk". I didn't want to talk but she would insist. These talks usually centered around what I was to do after she died. One talk in particular, she was trying to uplift me. She said "Lee, you are a keeper. That is why I have kept you all these years. All of the keepers are committed to each other and their spouse will not give them up. Keepers are very special and rare individuals. They do not…Continue
I am going to attempt to write down a few thought. For those that do not know me, I will give a brief background. My dear wife of 43 years, Madeline died May 16, 2011. She had a progressive lung disease that lasted 4 years. I am one of the senior members, 68 years, of Widowed Village. I attended Camp Widow in San Diego this year.
Last Sunday I was looking at the pictures from Camp Widow and though how old I looked in comparison to all the other younger people. I was looking at…Continue