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So much in common

We spent a little time the other day talking to a neighbor who is taking care of her Mother.  My husband and I had no problem relating to her situation. Our conversation brought back many not so distant memories. 

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3 months

Today is the 3 month anniversary of my Mother’s death.   She was under hospice care since June,  I knew her death was coming but I still was not prepared to lose her.  Logical thinkers looked at her declining medical condition and realized that she … Continue reading

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2011, A Look Back

I bid 2011 a not so fond farewell.  In every sense, this was a difficult year for my family.  January:  my husband retired from his job as Postmaster of Bethune, SC.  I know he loved his job and part of … Continue reading

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I saw cardinals!

We lost our Mother on Friday, December 23.   Since  December 13th – her condition declined daily.  On the 20th, she last enjoyed her morning coffee and danish and got to enjoy sitting on her front porch in the sun one last time. The … Continue reading

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