Shadows and Light  

rm_rsp54 58F
892 posts
4/30/2006 7:15 am

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5/18/2006 7:04 am

Shadows and Light

I am amidst the frenzy of pre-trip preparation. I am generally taken for granted, most of the time, but when I'm going to be away, they all realize what I do .I'm doing Laundry...all day. I cooked a big pot of chili yesterday, knowing that it would be better, tomorrow.

My head, desperately needs a vacation. Just when I adjust to some aspect, a more tragic, or dramatic scenario unfolds. This time it is a tragic one.

It seems that three, out of a siblings five children have tested positive for a genetic disease that their mother is currently in a nursing home, existing with. They are assured of an equally painfull, debilitating death. Sounds like lots of fun, dosen't it?

I have recently become quite close with two of the three siblings. I am blown away by this whole thing. At the same time, it depresses me greatly. I need to be a better relative, and friend. Life can be so complicated.

So hopefully, my week away, will put some joy back in my least for a little while.

kiwikid477 61M
99 posts
4/30/2006 6:28 pm

Rose, I feel for you and hope you hve a wonderful,relaxing, revitalising visit to your sister. The time`away will hopefully help claer your mind and give you the physical break and relaxation so desired on a holiday.
lustfully, your Kiwi mate.

12pups 54M

5/2/2006 12:49 am

Just letting you know that I enjoy your blog and am very appreciative. I will keep reading along. I've marked you as one to watch. Thank you for sharing even your pains and frustrations here. I'm starting to think of you as a friend, even though you don't know me. I am starting to care for you as if you are someone I meet for coffee, to hear how things are going, and although I can't do much to help... am there to listen, to touch your hand... just be there with you a moment before you go back to carry on. ---Pups

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