Just the other night I was thinking about how life has been pretty much humming along for the past year or so. A bump or two in the road here and there, but otherwise, pretty peaceful — especially in contrast to the past dozen or so years.
Those were loaded with some heavy-duty crosses, like my husband losing his job -right after we’d built a brand new house, and having to work 5 hours away from home for three years (commuting back and forth on weekends.)
This happened in the midst of my sister and me moving our parents out of their home of fifty years in New Orleans, to a house in our town so that we could look after them. We did so for five years, until they both died in 2008, only 13 days apart.
I won’t go into the many other humdinger crosses that fell upon me during those years. I know everyone…
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