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March Seventeenth; Remembering And Realizing In the Time Since His Passing

Five years ago, everything earthly was finished. My husband died on March seventh, he was laid to rest on the seventeenth. It took that long to get his body home from Indiana. I was told that it would have taken … Continue reading

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In Loving Memory Across Time

Thinking and remembering on this anniversary of your home going. March seventh, 2018: At this time last year, I was sitting on my front porch with my sister-in-law. We were waiting for the police to show up and confirm what … Continue reading

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March Seventh; When One Realizes Life’s Journey Isn’t a New Normal

What is normal? How and where do we find it hiding? Or is it actually what ever we are dealing with at the moment, even should it be uncomfortable and unwanted? How do we come to accept that change is … Continue reading

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Tomorrow

With each passing day, each passing moment, my mind moves more toward tomorrow. Tomorrow will be the five year anniversary of your leaving this life for your Heavenly one. Even as I have come to some semblance of peace, there … Continue reading

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March Sixth; In Memory and Honor

One reason why I participate in Relay for Life. I have two brothers, one who lives on the other side of town and one who now resides in Heaven. He was twenty-three months younger than me, but so much more … Continue reading

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March First; My Thoughts on What is Filling the News

Finally March. I have always looked forward to March for several reasons. Anticipating Spring’s arrival and warmer temperatures being top of my list. Nature around me waking and springing back to life. I do look forward to putting away the … Continue reading

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February Twenty-fifth; Smoke and Mirrors

The fog has yet to lift, and in this lifetime, along this journey, it never fully will. The fog was settling in before I called it a night last night. This morning it was thick and heavy, seeing any real … Continue reading

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February Twenty-first; Thoughts on Dealing With Grief and its Relative, Depression

“Like sand through the hour glass, so are the days of our lives.” For some, a well remembered line from a soap opera. Grief, flows like the tide. At its worst, flowing in and covering all that would seem happy. … Continue reading

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January Twenty-sixth; In Honor, Memory and Love

It would have been today. It would have been our thirty-seventh anniversary, but he was called home to Heaven and I am here. Today though, I remember, and I miss. I remember that first time we talked. I was just … Continue reading

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January Thirteenth; The Most Important Preparation

Smoke from the wood stove is drifting low through the woods out back while the sun tries to shine through the cloud covering. The temperature is just above freezing according to the computer so the dogs are curled up in … Continue reading

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