On The Market

Multiple Listing Service realtor agreement signed Cleaning ladies did their best Sisters worked like Hercules to clear the last of the "stuff" - remnants of a life The listing posted and a bittersweet flood washed over me. As usual I have two roles in this whole business. On one hand I am called The Estate … Continue reading On The Market

The Estate –

So "The Estate" cracks me up. According to The Will, "The residue" of The Estate is to be divided into four even parts. Isn't that such a funny visual? He gets 1/4 the residue. I get 1/4 the residue. They each get 1/4 the residue. I used to tell her leaving me in charge of … Continue reading The Estate –

Moving Forward

I made it two days in a row with no tears. I even told my story twice with no tears. I think that's moving forward. Five weeks have passed since I sat by her bed at the hospital holding her hand. Today was a different day. Another day off work to handle the estate, as … Continue reading Moving Forward

Recovery

I'm in recovery mode. Recovering from international travel. While I didn't suffer from jet lag, there is a return to "normal life" transition that has to take place as the gears get switched. From traveling daily with a large group of people, eating on a different schedule with different ingredients, and long days on a … Continue reading Recovery

Day 8 – Israel 2018

O Little Town if Bethlehem How still we see thee lie.. Today was very interesting, humbling, educational and enlightening. Our world view is so easily shaped by the news, politicians, the internet, and prejudice. Today at least we can say that 35 Americans along with their brilliant and fearless Jewish guide were able to have … Continue reading Day 8 – Israel 2018

Day 6 cont. Israel 2018

After another generous buffet breakfast we headed out - me with a runny nose and beginnings of a cold. That's when it's good to be traveling with Savannah, who has tinctures and remedies! Double dosed on elderberry tincture and lozenges. We left the Sea of Galilee behind and headed to the River Jordan. Several people … Continue reading Day 6 cont. Israel 2018

The Original

One of a kind Larger than life Hilarious Recurring descriptions on sympathy cards covered in flowery words Kindnesses and thoughts from those left behind She was an original She wasn't allowed to drive due to seizures But she bought a tiny yellow Smart Car 🚗 for me to drive her around in and named it … Continue reading The Original

Lists

Where do you begin? Where does it all end? What does it all mean? We stood there the day after Looking at each other Them looking at me to lead them Asking what to do Where to start How do I know the answer? What thought process do I go through to figure it all … Continue reading Lists

90-day Supply

The way my mind works this could be a disturbing art piece. I am at the police station where you can drop off prescription drugs and over the counter medications and supplements. They gave me a little paper bag to open all the containers and dump. That full, I went to ask for another and … Continue reading 90-day Supply