My last kid moved out of my place earlier this month. As she stuffed her last box into her car, we said our goodbyes, and I walked back into my house as she drove away. Alone in the house, I sat down on the sofa and my first thought was, “Now what do I do?”…
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I am convinced that bad shit happens to us just so we can take the opportunity to refocus and listen. It continues to happen because we’re stubborn and still want to do things the way we want, and we don’t want to listen….
Came home from work yesterday. Got a call from my sister in Vancouver. The family dog, Belle, died.
She was old, Belle was, so my sister was under strict instruction not to call me at work if she dies. I knew I would blubber like a baby when she died. Which I did. Most of the evening. See, Belle and I were close….