Saturday, June 26, 2021

Circus Peanuts

 When I was young there were certain candies my mother favored to my astonishment. Things like Canada Mints & candy corn. The grossest was circus peanuts.

Later I used to say that she picked those treats because she knew she wouldn't have to share.

My Mum has been gone 200 days.

I was online shopping for some household supplies like facecloths & a dish drying mat. As usual, suggestions were at the bottom of the screen; shampoo...dish soap.....and

Well, hello Mum! I think about you too. Say hi to Frankie for me.


Saturday, February 13, 2021

My Mum

 My Mum passed away December 8th. As much as it hurt, it meant peace for her after a long battle with Parkinson. She went to sleep beside my father, the only man she ever loved and slipped away. They had celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary the previous June.

I am comforted by my firm belief that she arrived in Heaven to be greeted by my delighted son Frank & her parents & many more loved ones. Now she knows only happiness.

Yesterday would have been her 83rd birthday. I spent the day trying my hardest not to think about.

But here it is waiting for me today.

Happy Birthday Mum!  I miss you.