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Lensan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I too, have a fractured family this holiday season! It is just horrible! Len and I always worked so hard to build a close tight knit family. As the kids were growing up, we were the envy of everyone around us. Now, my son and his wife have pulled…"
Dec 24, 2019
Lensan replied to Jim's discussion Just an introduction in the group Born in the 50s
"Hi Jim- all your feelings are soooo completely natural. Leonard died suddenly in his chair after a lovely afternoon together almost 8 years ago. Our daughter, his everything, was married in a purely magical ceremony on Saturday and it has rocked my…"
Nov 12, 2019
Lensan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Hi Maggie- I totally get it. I really stepped out of my comfort zone these past few weeks. I went on a trip to Ireland. Went with a group but was a solo single. It was a good time and something to be proud of. I want to travel more but it’s…"
Jun 11, 2019

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30th Anniversary Thoughts

Posted on August 11, 2014 at 7:58am 1 Comment

Today is our 30th wedding anniversary. I was to have been retired, we were to have gone to Napa, renewed our vows in front of our children at a favorite winery, and then flown to Hawaii to spend the fall in our newly renovated ocean front condo....

KRYPTONITE,!! Those plans didn't work out so well...

I'm still working, I brought the kids to a favorite San Diego resort for the weekend. We've had a wonderful time together,, and will have dinner tonight at an ocean front restaurant under… Continue

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At 8:46am on October 28, 2013, cr8zygrrl said…

Our date for La Grande Orange is 11/5 (next Tuesday) at 7pm.  I hope you can join us!

At 6:29pm on October 23, 2013, cr8zygrrl said…

We're headed to La Grande Orange on Raymond in Pasadena next month!  I'll send out the info soon. -- Leslee

At 7:57am on May 26, 2013, onmyown said…


Yes, would love to meet up!! I will be there Sat. and this will be my first time going. I lost my husband almost three years ago. I understand being nervous. I am just so looking forward to meeting others in our situation. ALWAYS makes me feel better.

At 10:09pm on April 7, 2013, onmyown said…

I may also go to CWW. I am in San Diego.  I hope we can meet.


At 7:12pm on January 27, 2013, Joellen said…

the other day when the comment was made to me that I am at almost 10 monhs come on I said..How in the hell do you expect me to put 42 years on hold in just 10 months ... My world was blasted in shambles  I  would not wish this journey on my worst emeny...  thank you for saying you are having rough times and feel raw again. I thought I was really losing it again..  I have really had much better days... lately no so good.

At 8:00am on December 29, 2012, Marsha said…

Hi Lensan,

Thank you for the friend request. Sorry for the reason you are here but glad you found WV. I live in Simi Valley. I will probably be going to the Hollywood Bowl again this year. Saw Smokey Robinson and Brian Selzer. Look forward to getting to know you and hope to see you in chat soon!

At 6:54pm on October 1, 2012, Joyce said…

Welcome Lensan I'm sorry for your loss but I'm glad you found your way to this site. I hope you will find the same comfort and understanding here at Widowed Village that I have. In the beginning I just read the blogs and posts and lurked in chat. Post and join us in chat when you feel comfortable. It is nice to be among people who "Get It"

At 10:04pm on September 30, 2012, Dianne in Nevada said…

I'm sorry for your loss, Lensan, but glad you found us. There is caring support and friendship here. Here's a good place to start: Basic Site Info

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