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Only1sue's Blog – May 2014 Archive (3)

Last night I woke up crying.

Last night I woke up crying, every time I laid back down I started crying again.  I am lonely, no, make that I am very lonely. In the daylight I can be quite philosophical about all of this, my progress towards acceptance, my making a new life for myself.  But in my night I am not so able to see the progress, only the aching hole where my husband and family life used to be.  Because it was duty in a way that kept my children coming to see us, now he is gone they…


Added by only1sue on May 26, 2014 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

the slowly changing season

I've just had some friends visit for an overnight visit.  These dear people have been coming here every couple of years after a visit to her brother further north of me.  It is nice to have visitors but oh how quiet the house seems when they are gone.  Last night we had dinner and sat and talked and talked and talked and tonight I am here alone again.  Hard not to be sad that there is no-one here with me.  Sigh.

The time away…


Added by only1sue on May 19, 2014 at 4:38am — 5 Comments

travelling - distance gives perspective

I have just been away for two weeks.  It was a long planned holiday, out to visit my son and his family in their new town, on to a convention with old friends, then down to my daughter for Mothers Day. I travelled by plane, bus and train and managed to do it all independently apart from the trip form Broken Hill to Adelaide (six hours) which I did with my son as my transport arrangements didn't work out and he drove me down with me paying his fuel…


Added by only1sue on May 13, 2014 at 7:52pm — 2 Comments

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