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Just to see you smile…

Driving home I flipped through the radio stations trying to find something worth listening to.  I paused on an old familiar song and heard just the last lines… “I’d never count the cost, It’s worth all that’s lost, Just to … Continue reading

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One year ago today…

One year ago today at this time, I was a wife. Before evening, I was a widow. A lot of reflecting, soul searching, memories, and tears have taken place over the last few weeks. Yesterday, thinking about the circle of … Continue reading

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Heading to the cemetery

Heading to the cemetery this came on the radio… Van Halen’s “Right Now” This was one of the songs I used for the funeral slide show. I hadn’t stopped by the cemetery for a few days.  Kiddo and I had … Continue reading

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Calling a fire station

A few nights ago, at work, I had an account that I needed to call.  My account recognition skills told me that our customer was a paid firefighter. On a  side note- paid firefighter or career firefighter is the correct … Continue reading

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To whomever left the skittles…

To whomever left the skittles, you brought a smile to my face and tears to my eyes.  John would definitely appreciate 🙂 Sometimes I feel like I’m the only one missing John and grieving for him on a daily basis.  … Continue reading

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Hanging on

After feeding Nathaniel his breakfast, I’m loading the dishwasher and my mind starts to wander.  I think to myself, why is it so hard to move on and let go.  I’m talking little things- not saying that I should move … Continue reading

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Baby steps

Sometimes it takes a 14 month old boy to bring true knowledge to your life. My friend and c0-worker, Beth, & her husband, John, treated us to dinner at Applebees.  Afterward we stopped by work to visit briefly with my … Continue reading

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