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Rainy
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Let's Grumble

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rainy 8 hours ago. 13 Replies

I have heard so many wonderful things about some wonderful men and women here.  Many of you have heard all about how perfect for me, my Jerry was.  I love him plain and simple...warts and all!  I love all of his many quirks and craziness. I was…Continue

Unfinished plans and a watchdog.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rainy Jan 15. 6 Replies

Jerry and I (OK,  Jerry) was a goer and a doer.  I picked one place I wanted to see with him and we didn't make it.  It was on the long weekend list for this fall.  Had I been more persistent I'm sure we'd have already gone but I'm not a nagger. …Continue

Practical Questions as a NEW WIDOW

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rainy Jan 13. 14 Replies

My Jerry, had me spoiled a lot.  I never had to worry about car issues, house issues etc.   I am evidently really hard on my tires, or maybe it's the South Carolina pot holes that never get fixed.  Anyhow, early on, one of my first thoughts were…Continue

 

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Rainy replied to Rainy's discussion Let's Grumble
"You can do it!  "
8 hours ago
Lupe's husband replied to Rainy's discussion Let's Grumble
"No It's a hardwood floor.   I just have to put aside a day to take care of it.   "
10 hours ago
Rainy replied to Dianne in Nevada's discussion Who's going to Camp Widow Tampa 2018? Let's get acquainted!
"I'm excited to be joining you all at camp widow for the first time in Tampa.  Jerry passed away in Dec 2007.  I didn't think I'd ever have anything to look forward too or be excited about again.  That in and of itself…"
13 hours ago
Rainy replied to Rainy's discussion Let's Grumble
"I love hearing about everyone's quirks!  Thank you for sharing Lupe's Husband!  New carpet???  :)"
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Lupe's husband replied to Rainy's discussion Let's Grumble
"Lupe was a hoarder.   There was stuff in the house stacked waist high when she passed.    I've donated, boxed up or donated most of the stuff she accumulated and now I can actutally see the floor.    Now I see how…"
yesterday
Rainy commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 70s
"Too young, I know the feeling.  I have gone so far as to all but hit my Jerry's number on speed dial.  I ended up deleting it.   I haven't found my "new" normal either.  I have had the same issue with the…"
Friday
Callie2 replied to Rainy's discussion Let's Grumble
"His disorganization would make me crazy sometimes. He also had stuff in the basement and garage. A man that lived across the street from us had his garage stacked floor to ceiling and had a van in the driveway for overflow. When he passed, his four…"
Thursday
Rainy replied to Rainy's discussion Let's Grumble
"Callie, we have the same issue it a lot of ways.  If I posted pictures of the messes we have you'd be boggled.  His daughter is driven crazy and doesn't understand how things can be in such disarray.  I chose to laugh- he is…"
Thursday
Callie2 replied to Rainy's discussion Let's Grumble
"My hubby was a saver, he saved lots of stuff. Our garage was loaded to the gills. We made a compromise— he bought a large shed and moved most of it in there, out of my sight. I rarely visited the shed. Didn’t want to see! The amazing…"
Thursday
Rainy replied to Rainy's discussion Let's Grumble
"Althena!  You might have been a millionaire!  I'm glad you found a use for the pills.  I have found someone to give Jerry's un-used insulin too.  To me, it's really funny, the things that make us crazy are…"
Thursday
Athena53 replied to Rainy's discussion Let's Grumble
"Ron hoarded pain pills.  In fairness, I should say that he had genuine back problems and he never abused them- in fact, he was reluctant to take them because they left him feeling dopey and resulted in the infamous Opioid-Induced…"
Thursday
Rainy posted a blog post

Memories Of Bedbugs

     I love a good joke and it was so hard to get one over on Jerry. This time I got him but good without even trying. We headed off late in the afternoon to Georgia for a family reunion five hour's away from home. A little over halfway through the trip Jerry was tired and decided we needed to stop for the night. It was close enough to get up have breakfast and still get to the reunion on time. He get's us all set up at the Hilton Inn for the night. While laying on the bed discussing dinner…See More
Thursday
Rainy replied to Rainy's discussion Let's Grumble
"lol, Jerry's daughter is like that, I swear she can some how get 105 pennies out of a dollar.  I wish I was more like that!  Jerry on the other hand blew money like it was water on somethings, other's not so much.I already said…"
Thursday
vintage56(barb) replied to Rainy's discussion Let's Grumble
"Frank was thrifty to a fault on most things. He could squeeze a nickel until the Indian rode the buffalo. But now I am reaping the benefits of those years of frugality, I just wish he were here to enjoy it with me.  He was also a TERRIBLE…"
Thursday
Rainy replied to soulmate's discussion Unexpected "Grief Triggers"
"Hi, Jerry and I loved music and would often lay in bed and ask Alexa to play us different random songs.  He always played Freebird, and it was also used at his funeral as per his request.  I don't want to hear it now.  I am…"
Wednesday
Rainy replied to Rainy's discussion Let's Grumble
"I love it Athena!  "
Wednesday

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Freebird

If I leave here tomorrow
Would you still remember me?
For I must be traveling on, now
Cause there's too many places I've got to see
But, if I stayed here with you, girl
Things just couldn't be the same
Cause I'm as free as a bird now
And this bird you can not change
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
And this bird you can not change
And this bird you can not change
Lord knows, I can't change

Bye, bye, baby, it's been a sweet love
Though this feeling I can't change
But please don't take it so badly
Cause Lord knows I'm to blame
But, if I stayed here with you, girl
Things just couldn't be the same
Cause I'm as free as a bird now
And this bird you'll never change
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
And this bird you can not change
And this bird you can not change
Lord knows, I can't change
Lord help me, I can't change
Lord, I can't change
Won't you fly high, free bird, yeah

Written by Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant • Copyright © Universal Music Publishing Group

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Memories Of Bedbugs

Posted on January 18, 2018 at 10:59am 0 Comments

     I love a good joke and it was so hard to get one over on Jerry. This time I got him but good without even trying. We headed off late in the afternoon to Georgia for a family reunion five hour's away from home. A little over halfway through the trip Jerry was tired and decided we needed to stop for the night. It was close enough to get up have breakfast and still get to the reunion on time. He get's us all set up at the Hilton Inn for the night. While laying on the bed discussing dinner…

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At 9:49am on January 11, 2018, Sonu said…

I am so sorry for your loss. Yes this is really devastating. It is midnight here in India and I can't sleep. I feel so empty inside. I can totally understand you.

At 6:00pm on January 2, 2018, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville Rainy. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here.

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