Category Archives: Food and Wine

Who does not enjoy food and wine? We do and these posts deal with food and wine experiences.

Our First Anniversary Apart; I’m Lonely In A Crowd!

Sue, being your husband, was an honor for me, and I’m so proud to have had a wife just like you! The clock is reading 4:30 AM and I and up and ready to go, but there is no place … Continue reading

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I Lost An Hour Somewhere!

I was blessed because I was loved by you. Nothing stopped Sue, she went everywhere.  We took our grandsons to Alaska in 2002 and rode the trains, flew in airplanes, landed on lakes, and saw all the sites.  She really … 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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The Days Seem Longer The The Nights Last Forever

It’s the kind of heartache you can feel in your bones. OK, I am up and moving heading to the coffee machine to get the heart started!  I got my 9:00 AM “Nag Call” which I await every morning, thank … Continue reading

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Zoom Zoom! Colleen And I Are Off And Running

“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.” — Alfred Tennyson It’s been almost a year since I saw Aunt Kaye as Sue was unable to travel that distance. … Continue reading

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It Has Now Been A Week; Thank Goodness For Family!

It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, and a day to love them, but it takes an entire lifetime to forget them. It was rough today as it has been a week, but … Continue reading

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My First Weekend Without Sue In 35 Years

The only way to get over a death is by seeing it as a life completed, instead of a life interrupted.” Colleen, our youngest, will be with me for the next week, and she has been such a help getting … Continue reading

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Day Three Without My Love

“Those we love never truly leave us. There are things that death cannot touch.” Up and ready to go, but today not to a health care facility. Robin and Colleen picked another of our favorite haunts! Gourmet Pies on Katella … 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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Another Busy Day!

In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. – Lee Iacocca The Sun has just risen, I have already read the “o-bits,” and I am not … Continue reading

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