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December – 2016 – Approaching 50 and Fabulous
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December 2016

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The Finality of It All

December 30, 2016

Somehow I made it through the Holidays and Anthony’s 25th Birthday.  I don’t even recall most of the days to be honest.  I can’t tell you if I had a smile at any point or not because I simply “live in the moment and move on.”   No lasting thoughts… No plans for tomorrow… His First Holidays in Heaven came… And went… Much like most days do. No tree to take down, no lights to de-string. They were just days.  …

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Party girls don’t get hurt Can’t feel anything, when will I learn… This week is going to be hell.  How can I survive Anthony’s 25 birthday? His first one in Heaven.  I keep looking around at all the holiday lights and celebrations going on…

December 12, 2016
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Be Not Afraid

“Is Anthony afraid in Heaven?” “Is Anthony crying out in loneliness and wishing he could be home?” “Is my Baby Boy crying in Heaven and begging St. Peter for a do-over?” These are the questions I asked myself during Mass last night.   Yes,…

December 7, 2016