Hoarding

You know those hoarding shows on television?  The ones where some lonely, pitiful person is in danger of suffocating under piles of old newspapers or cannot use certain rooms or hallways in their house because it’s filled with so much stuff?  I’m not a fan of these shows, and haven’t really watched an entire episode, […]

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The Real A (Part II)

As a continuation of my previous post attempting to let people get a glimpse inside of who my husband really was, today I’m going to talk about that side of him that initially caused my cousin to remark she “never knew that about him” and which started this whole series in the first place.  Music […]

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It’s the Little Things

Obviously when you lose someone, especially someone who has been such a major part of your life for such a long time, there are numerous changes in your life.  I have been learning to build things and make repairs (or at least need to make them before the professionals must be called in), all financial […]

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DIM (Do It Myself)

Awhile back, I talked about a fix-it job that needed done around my house.  Turns out, I never had to do that job because it became a job beyond my limited abilities when the faucet handle broke completely off.  It became necessary to call in the professionals for that one. I got my opportunity to […]

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Untethered

Untethered means without ties or anchor, floating free, and it’s exactly how I’ve been feeling lately.  My husband was my anchor (and I his tether to the Earth if a certain woman with psychic abilities is to be believed), but somehow that rope broke back in April, and I have been floating aimlessly since. There […]

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Celebrating Life

In our family, we have long spoken about what type of funeral we each want, and how we would like our final goodbyes to be.  After attending many events that were too somber and mournful, with not enough laughter and remembrance of the better times, we spoke of honoring a life, rather than mourning a […]

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