Category Archives: Friends

Friends are what the world is about!

Almost The Weekend!

“The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not ‘get over’ the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will heal, and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. … Continue reading

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Up Up And Away

“This is not goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you. Thank you for coming into my life and giving me joy.” — Nicholas Sparks Sue could talk me into anything.  I dislike heights, but wherever we went across the … Continue reading

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Two’s Day And All Is, Well?

“Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul. I find myself searching the crowds for your face – I know it’s an impossibility, but I cannot help myself.” =Nicholas Sparks We loved our “special events”, such … Continue reading

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More Work; Getting Closer; Dinner!

“Those we love can never be more than a thought away, for as long as there’s a memory they live in our hearts to stay.” We were members of museums everywhere, and one of our favorites was The Bowers in … Continue reading

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Hi Ho Hi Ho, It’s Off To Work I Go!

“The fact that something has happened to a million other people diminishes neither grief nor joy.” – Author Unkown We used to go to the Farmer’s Market in LA every two months because of the French restaurant, Monsieur Marcel.  We … Continue reading

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8,000 Steps And I Did Not Leave The House!

There are things that we don’t want to happen but have to accept, things we don’t want to know but have to learn, and people we can’t live without but have to let go. ~ Author Unknown We had so … Continue reading

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Busy Is As Busy Does!

“Grief is not a disorder, a disease, or a sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical, and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve.” – Earl Grollman Early in our marriage, … Continue reading

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Tis Tuesday, Time To Think Terrific Thoughts (The Seven T’s)

“We get no choice. If we love, we grieve.” – Thomas Lynch When we first met, we decided to dance, and that required getting dressed up almost every week.  We got to enjoy the dressing for a dance.  Sue had … Continue reading

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Working Hard And Not Accomplishing Very Much!

“Life is not the way it is supposed to be. It is the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.” – Virginia Satir Sue loved libraries, botanical gardens, and museums and went all … Continue reading

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The Week Is Half Gone!

“Grief can’t be shared. Everyone carries it alone; his own burden in his own way.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh We knew every restaurant from here to Timbuctu that had tasty vegetarian meals.  We often went to Fashion Island and dined … Continue reading

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