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This week I read awesome stories about two widows and would like to share them.Loida Nicholas Lewis , widow of a Baltimore business man ,Reginald Lewis ,recently held several fundraisers. Earlier…Continue
Now I am saying where did the years go ? Regarding nearly 4 years without Drew. It is hard to fathom the length of this journey already. Some not on this path think it is going on year 5 or 6. ANNOYING !!! Want to move away from those folks quickly but politely too polite many have said to me for years.
Starting last Fall and really building now,people asking why didnt I remarry ? Well, the first year focus was on me trying to look sane ,behave appropriately,get my…Continue
March has not gone well. My mother and her sister in law have now entered another stage of Alz and not good Both really stated declining in September. But both ladies are pretty healthy otherwise so this terrible journey could continue on for some time.Until now no dementias on either side. of the family.I have been thinking a lot and pulling out pictures of Mom Dad aunt uncle healthy and happy. Dad and uncle are deceased.
Though Mom and aunt didnt' understand…Continue
The past week really sucks !! Oh Hello . But it does. !! On the 7th was my birthday and one week later now Valentine's Day. Drew was such a every holiday over the top kind of guy. I had such wonderful surprises too. Used to say Drew you have to repeat everything in April !! I was due in April but with Mom's dangerous hypertension I came 2 months early ! My folks did not have another baby for 12 yrs then 2 baby boys 14 months apart. I weighed 3 pds 2 ounces brothers were 4 pds. Now…Continue
Well we are into the middle of January and I am putting out my 7 foot Douglas Fir Friday morning. Worth the extra bucks to have a hole drilled in to the bottom and pay for a new special stand for live trees.
The tree did not get brown at all or dry ! Of course I watered every day and…Continue