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barbee
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Anyone from the Pacific Northwest?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Soaring Spirits Feb 14, 2014. 2 Replies

I'm hoping we can get a regional event going. Anyone interested in meeting at an Applebees or Starbucks or some place to get acquainted? I live in Everett. Has to be a daytime event because I cannot…Continue

 

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Don left a comment for barbee
"I am happy that you have found your new parter .  May God Bless you  both.   Don"
Sunday
barbee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Don, at 74 I did move along, finding a wonderful companion. We both are widowed and had almost 50 years with our mates. Neither of us wants to marry (for financial and legal reasons) but that does not lessen what we have. We live 35 miles apart and…"
Saturday
barbee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Yes! I have read almost every book Debbie has written. She has several fiction series plus some Christian inspirational books, a cookbook, and a number of knitting books. Debbie is well known in the knitting world.Her yarn and tea shop used to be in…"
Jul 22
barbee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"There is a book I've started reading that may interest others of you in our age group. This Chair Rocks: a manifesto against ageism by Ashton Applewhite. I got the large print version from my library (non-fiction 305.26) and it is…"
Jul 21
barbee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"laurajay -- i got an email from alexandra a couple weeks ago and she was near fairbanks then. traveling with other widows who rv and was enjoying it. i'm sure she'll let us all know her adventures when she can. cee -- i'm recovering…"
Jun 20
barbee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"Marie318--thank you for writing this. My husband has been gone 4 years and four months. Other than that everything you write could also be my story. There now is a guy in my life, but we will never marry. We live 35 miles apart but spend a lot of…"
Jun 15
barbee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"You know those days where everything goes wrong? A few days ago my travel buddy and I set off for a three-month trip, from WA state to explore the mid-West. Within the two hundred miles the engine died three times. This is a 40-foot motor home (and…"
Jun 11
barbee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Don't know what happened with the post. It was there both times I looked. Anyway I'm typing it here because I think the words are important to see. NOTE TO SELF: None of us are getting out of here alive, so please stop treating yourself…"
Jun 5
barbee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"It shows up when I log in.  Don't know why you can't get it. Hmmm..."
Jun 4
barbee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"A friend forward this to me and I thought you all might like to read it too:"
Jun 4
barbee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"ACT WITHOUT EXPECTATIONS. --Lao Tzu"
May 29
barbee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"This Memorial Day weekend I'd like to say "THANK YOU for your service" to those of you who served in the military. If your mate, child, sibling, parent, or other loved one served, thank you to you too because in many ways you also…"
May 26
barbee commented on Steve's blog post Still miss Mike
"Steve, I think you express very well what it means to lose someone after so many years. It doesn't matter if it is a same sex or opposite sex relationship. I was married for almost 50 years and now am in a new relationship with a wonderful guy…"
May 22
barbee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Today is Mother's Day. I am blessed to have three children, seven grandchildren, a great-granddaughter and another one due any day. I get to see most of them a few times a year; however, none of them this day, this year. Whether you are a…"
May 14
barbee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Well said LJ! I'm in total agreement with you on this!"
May 6
barbee commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Jan L, I notice from your profile you live in BC. There is another poster here, Elaine, who lives somewhere near Vancouver. I'm in the states--about an hour north of Seattle. Let me tell you, at 74, I did find a wonderful man. I'd been…"
May 5

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At 4:12pm on August 12, 2017, Don said…

I am happy that you have found your new parter .  May God Bless you  both.   Don

At 11:31am on July 22, 2016, Skeezix said…

Barbee,

I'm so sorry that I haven't responded to your messages. I just signed on a couple days ago for the first time in almost a year and discovered I actually had messages in my inbox!  I sent you a friend invitation but haven't heard anything back yet.  Don't give up on me yet.  I'm still working on navigating this site.  Skeezix

At 1:17pm on April 19, 2015, Frank said…

Hi Barb, Where did you go?

I went to the chat room and I did not see you in chat nor the list of active members so I guess you logged off.

How's things going?  We are having high winds and snow squalls today, but there are periods of sunshine as well.  The front should have moved further east  in the next couple of days to give us a break in the winter weather.  When that occurs, I'll drive into Denver to get some groceries  and run errands.  

We had 5 inches one day and two days later 7 inches, the next night 2 inches, and last night one inch.  Meanwhile its snug as a bug in the home.  

Hope all is well, and I look forward to your notes and our exchanges.

(((Barbee)))

Frank 

At 7:36am on March 30, 2015, Frank said…

Hi Barbee,

I'm in the Mountain Time Zone.  Generally speaking, I watch the news/weather till about 2230 and then I get on the radio (I'm a ham radio operator) for another hour or so.  Then I do a final check on my email, and log into WV.  If someone is there, and they want to chat, I'll stick around for another hour or two. 

I look forward to chatting with you and Thank You for your invite.

Sincerely

Frank

At 5:50pm on March 21, 2015, thelmaz said…

I'm glad you enjoy the blog.  I've had computer problems lately plus I'm so overwhelmed with downsizing, I can hardly think.  Thelma

At 2:09pm on February 6, 2015, Christopher said…

Thanks, barbee. I only just saw your comment left more than a week ago. I‘ll have to remember to look into my page. I had left tabs open for the groups I’ve joined, but not my own page. Oops!

At 2:25pm on January 27, 2015, flyingsummers said…

I do need a buddy to get around and to helpgetting through the grief.

At 5:38pm on December 17, 2014, JC&DK said…
Would like to try a new group in everett,
Thank you
At 5:29pm on October 8, 2014, david1980 said…
Thank you for responding on the Ebola post. More than that... thank you for being a friend. This past couple weeks I have had more time to read the posts and respond.
At 4:14pm on April 20, 2014, WebLady said…

Hi barbee,

Thank you for your note. Sorry for your loss as well.

Nice to hear you are in the "neighborhood".

I think I am still in shell shock here. My hubby was perfectly healthy one minute and dead the next. I am mostly out of the denial phase but, just so damned sad that at times it is unbearable.

I have not yet come to anything resembling normal and feel most comfortable in isolation.  I have friends and family willing to help but, I find when I am near them I am more distressed.  So meanwhile, I am lurking here on this site and a couple of others. I do find some comfort in reading the posts.  I guess because unless you've been there you can't possibly imagine the likes of this!

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Got rid of your bed

Posted on March 21, 2015 at 8:53am 3 Comments

It has been just over two years since you left. When I moved I brought your hospital bed with me. It was to be temporary. I knew I would donate it. It gave me something to sleep in temporarily. But other things needed replacing or fixing and they were more important because, after all, I had a bed to sleep in.

Well...the day arrived and I bought a complete bedroom set and new mattress last week. It is a queen-size. It is like sleeping on a cloud. It is so big I get lost in it. It is…

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