I believe it was Erma Bombeck who penned the wisdom that “Normal is just a setting on your dryer”. There is so much that is said in those few insightful words. I have missed you all greatly but have felt your prayers, kind thoughts and virtual hugs in the past couple weeks. My mom passed away on February 29th (yup….leap day!) after some health challenges that escalated on Dec. 30th with the diagnosis of end-stage lung cancer. Having quit smoking almost 70 years ago…..where did this come from!!?? Anyhow, I received my brother’s call just as Tom and I were about to arrive at our “Winter Texan” home. How much time did she have…..well, there was no way to tell. Her age (94!) was definitely not a ‘plus’ and frail physical status gave her nothing to draw from. For the last 2 months she did well but her final days came quickly. (If you are so inclined, here is the obit link). The days since the service have gone by quickly (my surprise!) and have been good.
Upon arriving at our Minnesota home on March 2 (for the upcoming funeral service on March 7) , I was immensely blest to find a card and very special package in the
Thank you, again, for being there for me/us at this time. It’s a bit daunting to think that, now, we are that “elder” generation that was made up of all “those old people” (our thoughts while youngsters!!!! LOL!).
Sending hugs and prayers for His blessings upon y’all……………..Doreen