Tag Archives: James

Looking back- September 17, 2005

John and I were simple people.  No need for a big fancy wedding.  We had one bridesmaid and one groom- Wendy & James O’Rourke.  They were the people who had set us up on way back on August 30, 1997.  … Continue reading

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Miles for Melanoma of Delaware, September 20, 2009

I created a Team Smitty for the 5K run/walk.  Last year, John, Nathaniel, I did the 5K walk We were also joined by the O’Rourkes So… if you’re interested in running or walking we’d love to have you on Team … Continue reading

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First birthday without John…

Everybody, says that birthdays and holidays are difficult after you lose a spouse.  I knew it would be difficult, but I didn’t know how hard it would be.  I’ve found that if I’m prepared for things then I handle them … Continue reading

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Hello world!

I’ve decided to start a blog.  Mainly as a way of healing… a way of coping with my husband’s death.  John passed away 3 weeks ago, yesterday from melanoma.  John was the love of my life and the two of us … Continue reading

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