Author Archives: Paul

About Paul

Just an old retired guy trying to finish out my last years on this planet loving my best friend and wife, having fun, learning, and passing on helpful things to others.

Tuesday And Red Robin Hood Comes To Visit!

“What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.” — Helen Keller Sue and Colleen became bonded at the hip after Jon was brought into this world.  Colleen stayed … Continue reading

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The Week Begins

“Sue, your smile and your laughter lit my whole world.  The world seems dim these days!” For many many years, we went to Catalina on Sue’s Birthday, working it around on the annual trip to the Sawdust Festival (the other … Continue reading

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A New Week Is Coming My Direction, What Will It Bring?

“I have lived with you and loved you, and now you are gone. Gone where I cannot follow, until I have finished all of my days.” – Victoria Hanley Sue came into my life in 1973 while working at Rockwell. … Continue reading

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Time To Paint And Cook And Paint

“I have lived with you and loved you, and now you are gone. Gone where I cannot follow, until I have finished all of my days.” –  Victoria Hanley We did so much together, emphasis on TOGETHER.  Once a year … Continue reading

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Friday Is Here Again! Next Comes The Weekend!

Sue, Nothing in this world compares to the comfort and security of having you to hold my hand.  We spent hundreds and hundreds of hours together cooking.  We were a team everywhere, but in the kitchen, we were a well-oiled … Continue reading

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Another Busy Day, Gardening!

“Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” – Vicki Harrison Every summer, we would garden and raise … Continue reading

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Six Of The Worst/Best Weeks In My Life

“Youth offers the promise of happiness, but life offers the realities of grief.” – Nicholas Sparks Sue and I always went to Disneyland, but after her bout with cancer and being given maybe a year to live, we got season … Continue reading

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Keeping Busy Is Not A Problem Around Here!

“When one person is missing, the whole world seems empty.”? Pat Schweibert Ol’ Dave lived down the street, and after he lost his wife, we kind of adopted him.  He went everywhere with us, like an older brother but indeed … Continue reading

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The Week Done Started And So Did I!

Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul. The world is so different without you! We loved museums and held memberships in most all around the town. The air museums were a favorite as we were … Continue reading

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Today Was OK… Chores And Projects Keep My Busy!

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. From an Irish headstone.” Sue loved her family.  She was Jeanette’s champion for thirty years. She had a special relationship with all the kids … Continue reading

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