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There is an up-coming anniversary date next week that I cannot help but acknowledge. It is looming large before me and, I think, has been the catalyst for all my tears these past couple of days. Maybe if I talk about it, I can get past it. Who knows.
On Sunday, September the second, it will mark exactly one year since Chuck stepped out of his trucking job….permanently.
Trucking was what he did for basically the past 16…Continue
Many of you know that I recently spent some time with three friends from my childhood. It was just a short visit, less than 24 hours, but the visit was more significant than I could imagine. One dear friend of mine spoke of it like this;
“…. you were with friends who could celebrate who you are as a person and give you affirmation at a significant transitional time in your life.”
I had been trying to…Continue
Not long after Chuck died…I cannot remember if it was in the 3 days before the funeral or in the days following…I had been out for my run and I passed the place where I had first photographed him in his wheelchair. I thought about the day we were out for a walk and the image we captured with the camera.
I remembered that day so vividly. We were both happy and up-beat as he had anticipated getting the chair from a neighbor and we talked about how I would take him out for a ride in it.…Continue
All the beautiful people here at RFR have been so overwhelmingly supportive to me as in these past six months I have dealt with the very difficult and heart breaking situation of nursing my sick husband right up to his departure from this earth on March the 8th. This note is to say thank you to all who have stood with me and prayed for me and encouraged me through it all. I have kept a journal with videos and photos and regular updates.
Hopefully, from here on out, my posts and…Continue