Deja Vu

16 Apr

We lost Sue’s mother yesterday, a beloved grandmother to my husband, to my daughter, and to me.

All of our recent sorrow wells up fresh and takes on a new burden.

We’re flying back to Minnesota. We know all too well the list of tasks awaiting us. We had our orientation only a year ago. We should be mourning, but we’re on autopilot.

Once I have time to gather my thoughts, I’ll write more. In the meantime, please send us positive thoughts, dear readers.


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6 Responses to “Deja Vu”

  1. Steve April 16, 2012 at 7:35 am #

    I was fortunate enough to see Shirley last week, give her a hug, tell her I loved her and visit a short time. She, like her daughter Sue, was so special. I’m happy she had little or no suffering at the end. I don’t think any of us could bear seeing her go through what Sue had at the end. We will miss you Shirley!

  2. Barbara Brook April 16, 2012 at 12:13 pm #

    We all felt like Shirley was our mother too, for we knew she cared about us and loved us like her own. She will be dearly missed.


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