Monthly Archives: September 2011

I’m Done

  I’ve finished spreading ashes in all the places Jim wanted to be left: I feel so much lighter now.        

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Nick Peak

We are nearing the end of summer. It is dark when we start our morning runs, and it is dark when I ride my bike to the pool. When summer was so late in coming this year, I thought the … Continue reading

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Romance

I miss romance. I’m a die-hard romantic. Jim was too. We were a good match. He always held my hand in public. He liked to give me flowers. I liked to embarrass him with flowers or poetry in his classroom. … Continue reading

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Widow Humor

  OK, I don’t very often steal from another blogger’s site….but since this has shown up on more than one today, I consider it public domain. I don’t really need to say another thing.

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9/11

Two years ago today, I followed an ambulance up Hwy 95. I had just been told that Jim had a mass on his brain. I had enough medical knowledge at that time to know what the diagnosis was likely to … Continue reading

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Busy

I got told the other day that I was busy….with the word “too” not spoken, but implied. I went back to work for the Pullman school district on August 22nd. Jasper started back to school on August 28th. Early intervention … Continue reading

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