a NEW (but sad) phase of life


So, over a month ago, I mentioned I was “back to blogging (hopefully much more regularly)”, — I’m really not sure where the month went!

But on February 22nd I started a NEW (but sad) phase of life – a life without my mother. Mom passed away after a very brief illness.  We visited her on President’s Day weekend and she seemed just as strong, and healthy as always. We played a game, visited, ran to the store for a few groceries for her, stayed the night, then went on and traveled to our son’s home for a couple of days.  Less than a week later, she left us.  It was such a blessing that she didn’t have to suffer long! She lived a long, full life and left a legacy of love with her many children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

The day of mom’s funeral, what made me tear up more than anything was the kindness and generosity toward our family from friends, extended family, and neighbors.  What a support system we have and how blessed we are! I know mom is having a grand reunion with my Dad and others.  I know we will all be together again someday, so this is just a temporary separation.

So, I’ll say it again…I hope to blog much more regularly! Here’s hoping life cooperates! 😊

Have a great day! Do or learn something NEW!





5 thoughts on “a NEW (but sad) phase of life

  1. I really like your beautiful blog. A pleasure to come stroll on your pages. A great discovery and a very interesting blog. I will come back to visit you. Do not hesitate to visit my universe. See you soon.


  2. I’m so sorry to read this. My mother passed away in October (as with your mother, after a brief illness) and my father a little over a year before that. It’s a new (but sad) part of our lives, but filled with happy memories too. Sending you sympathy and good thoughts.


  3. I am so sorry my friend. It’s so hard to lose our loving parents. My condolences. Sending you well wishes and prayers.


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