Tag Archives: Mum and Dad

Another year

Twenty three years ago today my Dad passed away. Yesterday was Mother’s Day in the US, NZ and a host of other countries, though here in the UK we celebrated on March 31st. I don’t know why the dates vary. … Continue reading

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For Mum

It’s been a year since my Mum passed away. It seems longer sometimes and other times only recently, I guess dementia does that, and the distance to travel too. Mum died on Winnie the Pooh Day. I found that out … Continue reading

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Sundays past and present

For some reason as I was having my shower this morning, I found myself thinking about other Sundays from eons ago. You know, the ones where you have a lie in, get up at some ridiculous hour, have a long … Continue reading

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Heaven Bound

Miles away, a book lies open For many to read and remember, Loved ones, partners, parents, children, Hearts full of memories tender. This year, year one, of you reunited After twenty two years apart, Together forever, in a distant place … Continue reading

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A Gorilla named Chopper

Way back in 1996, Hubby was at a loss as to what to do for my 40th birthday. He managed to book me a helicopter ride, but couldn’t arrange it for my birthday weekend, so it had to be the … Continue reading

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My sister has sent me a text to say she is scattering Mum’s ashes tomorrow. There is no way we can attend, but at least we can light a candle for her at the due time. The entry in the … Continue reading

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Memories around every corner

It’s three weeks ago that we had Mum’s funeral, five weeks and a day since we lost her. Hubby and I had a field trip in a different direction this morning, and there were memory triggers of her everywhere. From … Continue reading

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My friends

I have just opened up my blog to all your kind wishes for yesterday. You have no idea how much your thoughts and prayers have meant to me.¬†Thank you just doesn’t cover it. I will be writing about it shortly,¬† … Continue reading

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Family Christmas

Growing up, I loved the idea of a family Christmas as depicted by The Waltons on TV. Grandpa (Zeb) and Grandma (Esther), Libby and John, John Boy, Jason, Ben, Jim Bob, Mary-Ellen, Erin, and Elizabeth all together at the table, … Continue reading

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