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My mind flooded with thoughts of a woman I never met. Today would have been Jim’s moms 91st birthday.  How do I know that?!  Why can’t I let some of those little dates go?  Her only brother will be buried next week and I wonder if I should go and take some sand from Barbados.  Anyway, […]

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This is the only posthumous thank you note I am writing this year for obvious reasons; you can’t actually tell someone “thank you” after they are dead, so bless them while you have the opportunity.  Having said that, I can’t help but thank the man who shared my life for over 30 years and in some […]

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Life with a big future full of dreams. Together. 36 years ago I said “I do”. Life was perfect. I was marrying the man God ordained for me. We made wedding plans. My dress was designed by me and sewn by a family friend as were the bridesmaid’s dresses. Rings were bought. Flowers ordered. Cake […]

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  Happy Anniversary! April 11, 2016       One year later! It’s crazy how marriage has the propensity to set the course of your life. Even when circumstances are filled with trouble and weakness, marriage provides the strength to face the worst, while holding hands with the best. You two have one year under your […]

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Spouse Day!

Today is recognized as Spouse day.  It originated as a nod to military spouses but is set aside recognize the value of your spouse, being thankful for the support and security of this unique long term relationship.  Speaking as one who misses hers, please cherish one another as long as you can!

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Jim’s Gift of Music

I decided to sell Jim’s trombone.  He would want it to be played.  And with the money we hope to buy a keyboard for Clayton… the music lives on! It is up for sale at BrassArk.com.  Here are some pictures: Vincent Bach Prototype model 15T #170, circa 1930 So it has been a fruitful month […]

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60 years!

60 years ago….The world was very different than it was today.  That is no surprise, but I do find it surprising that all that changes seems to happen without us realizing it.  60 years ago, life was pretty good;  there were new inventions and conveniences and people couldn’t imagine life without them. Likewise, today, we […]

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35 years

35 years ago today these 2 kids decided to establish a home, partner in ministry and live joyfully for the King together. Our engagement Picture…I’d still pick you!       I, Goldilocks, wanted to wear this cool sweatshirt that I had saved but it was tooooooooo hot.  I thought about getting Rita’s but it […]

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The other day I was approached by a Facebook team and asked if I would be willing to give an interview about my experience with a Memorial page on the social media site, because of the way I memorialized Jim’s Facebook page.  I was happy to oblige as I was hoping they would allow me […]

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                                                  Some random wedding pics from facebook! Because people asked I said I would post what I said at the reception…Others said much more meaningful things but I did not ask […]

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