Archive for October 2018

Happy Halloween

My book release party is set! Tuesday – November 13th, 3:15pm, Severance Middle School Library, Severance, CO. There will be refreshments and fun, and an opportunity to get a signed copy of “Rhyaden.” I look forward to seeing many old friends and the opportunity to meet and visit with new friends. Thanks to my kids…

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Turn

Back to a routine. That’s my goal now, get back in a routine. Make lists. Plan. Once in a while when I start to say something, it reminds me of my sister and tears instantly blur my vision. For the most part, though, the days go pretty much as they used to. The utility bill…

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Catching Up

Oh. Wednesday. Past time to blog again. Yes. Yes. On it. I actually slept last night – with a little help from half a sleeping pill. My doctor thought the need for sleep outweighed my dislike for taking anything. I’ve been afraid to fall asleep. My sister’s last hours were coming back to me in…

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No Chance

There was no chance to fight the swift and terrible disease called Ovarian Cancer. My sister went in the hospital four days after my mother passed away. Twenty-six days after mother was gone, so was Penny. Gone forever – except in our thoughts and memory. There are no more chances to get to know her,…

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And So

I was too busy and too tired to write a blog these past few days. My sister has been moved to long-term care. And so we wait. Source: Barbara Tyner WordPress Blog

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Sit & Listen

Well, here I am, unsuccessfully sleeping – so blogging instead. Maybe once I get moved back home, sleep will come easier, but I’m not counting on it. Our medical system is completely whacked. There is no way an insurance company (private of government) should dictate how long a person stays in the hospital, or what…

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Cancer

Waiting and more waiting. We now know my sister has cancer. Just what type and what type of treatment she will need are still to be revealed. People have been telling me to take care of myself too. I’m not sure how to do that right now. Nothing seems real. I’m eating. I’m bathing. I’m…

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Adrift

I feel adrift, rocking somewhere in a boat and I can’t see the shore. This boat has no oar, no sails, and no anchor. My anchor is gone. I also feel like I’m living two lives right now. One, in my home, writing, doing fall yard work, making s’mores with my granddaughter, trying to plan…

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