Category Archives: Letters

Half The Year Is Gone; So Far So Bad!

“Grief is not linear. It’s not a slow progression forward toward healing; it’s a zigzag, a terrible back-and-forth from devastated to okay until finally, there are more okay patches and fewer devastating ones. The mind can’t handle emotions like grief … Continue reading

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Thursday And We Be Pouring Concrete!

“Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that, and all will be well.” – Buddhist saying We danced here, and we danced there; we danced everywhere!  For years we went to “The Senior’s Prom,” which … Continue reading

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Friday Has Cometh; Therefore I Goeth!

“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss My dear wife loved traditions, whether it be Disneyland on Christmas Eve or Monday at Malarkeys and everything in between.  It will be challenging to keep some of … Continue reading

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Friday Be Here And I Be Here Too!

With you, I could be my silliest best and never worry about being judged because you were my better half in the truest sense. I love you now and always will! I can remember well how proud you were of … Continue reading

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I Am Grounded; First Time Since 1952!

Sue, No greater light illuminated my path than the love and change you brought into my life. I miss you so much. We loved our wine, and we were members of several wineries.  The Laguna Winery was one of our … Continue reading

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Rainy Day; More Indoor Things To Do!

Thank you, Sweetheart,  for visiting me last evening! Sue and I were blessed, having so many friends.  John Schulte wanted to go to Club 33, so I pulled some chains at Boeing and got us into the club.  Ernie, John’s … Continue reading

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It’s Been Two Weeks…

“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 After getting up, I got the house ready … Continue reading

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Zack Is Coming Hooray Hooray!

Grandchildren: the only people who can get more out of you than the IRS. I got up early to get the bedroom ready for Zack, who is going to hang the new TV. When I moved the harp, I got … Continue reading

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Saturday Has Arrived And We Are Ready!

There comes a time in our lives when the idea of going out on a Saturday night seems more trouble than it is worth. Yesterday I trimmed the southside trees, and this morning I examined my handy-word only to find … Continue reading

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Another Cold WInter Day Is Upon Us

It’s true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance? BTW, the background today is a view out our daughter’s front window onto what was once grass.  We wanted to call and sing “I’m Dreaming Of … Continue reading

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