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Happy Birthday, Ann!!!

Today is Ann’s birthday.  But, she’s not here to celebrate. Sadly, Ann passed away from cancer in 2004… She never got to see us build our dream home… She never got to see us get married… She never got to … Continue reading

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Collection calls…

I arrived home to a message on the answering machine  from NCO.  Generic.  They didn’t even leave a name of whom they were calling for.  I almost didn’t even bother returning it.  Estate is closed.  I’m not responsible for anything … Continue reading

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“I’ll Wait for You”

I was driving today and flipped to WXCY, the local country station.  I grew up listening to country music, but I’ve moved away from it the last several years. Song- “I’ll Wait For you” Artist- Joe Nichols This song came … Continue reading

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How do you celebrate an anniversary when your other half is gone?

I had mulled over what I could do to celebrate and honor our marriage today.  I decided that I would do my best to try to remember the good things and forget the loneliness and sadness. I stopped at Martin’s … Continue reading

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John’s obituary

John Pershing Smith, II (1973-2009) Born: November 09, 1973 Died: July 21, 2009 Services will be held at: the Community Fire Company of Rising Sun, MD, 300 Biggs Highway, Rising, Sun, MD on Saturday July 25, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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Care Package

Today, Nathaniel & I got a wonderful care package in the mail from one of my very dear friends, Shannon. Shannon & I met at way back in college.  On the first day of classes or orientation (I can’t remember … Continue reading

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