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Reflections on Life and Death – July 11 Inspiration

Reflections on Life and Death – July 11 Inspiration

Reflections on life and death. As I mentioned in my July 7th post, this month marks the 5-year anniversary of my Mom’s departure from this life into her eternal reward in heaven, where she joined my Dad who passed away in 2002. July 11, 2011, was the day we laid her earthly body to rest next to my Dad’s at the Veterans Cemetery in New Hampshire.     An Air Force Honor Guard was present and performed a beautiful flag-folding…

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Remembering My Mom 5 Years After Her Passing – July 7 Reflection

Remembering My Mom 5 Years After Her Passing – July 7 Reflection

This is a day of reflection for me, because my Mom passed away five years ago after a brief battle with lung cancer, and other cancerous cells throughout her body, as a result of not overcoming breast cancer two years earlier (October 2009).   Mom attended my youngest daughter’s wedding on June 4, 2011, and met her first great-grandchild for the first time (my oldest niece’s and hubby’s child – they are linguists in Indonesia and were in the USA…

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Sad Day – Loss of a Fur Baby – November 3

Sad Day – Loss of a Fur Baby – November 3

Around 2:00am on Tuesday, November 3, my hubby Dave and I awoke suddenly to an awful noise. It sounded like one of our cats half choking, half yowling. Dave ran out to the kitchen where the cat was, while I restrained the dogs. In less than a minute, Dave carried our oldest cat, Mack, into the bedroom while we then put the dogs in the kitchen. Dave laid Mack on the bed and said, “I think we lost him, Babe.”…

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