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Comment by Marsha H on January 14, 2019 at 5:22am

Sara ...  so happy that you do that on your anniversary.  I also do it Valentine's Day.  I'm sorry you can't go to his favorite place, but the backyard is just as good and all the memories for both of you were there.  Believe he is with you because he is.

Comment by Sara Murphy on January 13, 2019 at 5:58pm

Marsha.......I do the balloon thing on our wedding anniversary.  I started it the first anniversary after he passed from your suggestion.   I can't go to his favorite place however since that would be New England Dragway but I release it from our backyard and watch it sail to the heavens.

Comment by Marsha H on January 12, 2019 at 5:07pm

Hey there Mary Jane ...  No kicking up heels until Feb. 2nd because my b/d is on a Tuesday; people work and it's difficult to get together.  I did go out for a nice dinner with girlfriends and we did kick up our heels.  The waiter thought we were on Marijuana!  LOL  Lots of laughs and it sure felt good.

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Marsha

Comment by Marsha H on January 12, 2019 at 5:06pm

Sara ...  I know just how you feel since Ken passed.  Grief is so strange and it seems the years go by quickly, but at the same time so slow when we live from day to day.  It will be 8 years since Ernie passed and I miss him every day, but the heartache is a little less.  May I suggest buying a helium balloon, printing love notes on it and going to Ken and your favorite place and let the balloon sail up to heaven.  I do that and it makes one feel better.  I like to think they are up there ready to catch that balloon.   Chin up my dear friend and I'm thinking of you.

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Marsha

Comment by Marsha H on January 12, 2019 at 5:00pm

Sara ,,,  Thank you so much for the belated b/d wishes.  I'm at that age where I kiss the ground I made it another year.  Older than dirt!  LOL  Don't feel it and people say I don't look it.  Good gene pool.  Because my birthday was on a Tuesday my girlfriends and I are kicking up our heels Feb. 2nd instead.  I'm for that!  LOL

Comment by Sara Murphy on January 12, 2019 at 4:45pm

So here it is, the eve of another dreaded anniversary.  Tomorrow, Jan 13th will be 3 years since Ken left this world.   I can't believe 3 years have already passed.  I think about him all day every day so it doesn't seem possible that much time has gone by but it also seems like forever.

Comment by Sara Murphy on January 12, 2019 at 4:41pm

Happy Belated Birthday Marsha!  I hope you have/had fun kicking up your heels.

Comment by Mary. Jane on January 11, 2019 at 10:22am

Happy belated, Marsha! Hope it was a fun day for you! We want full disclosure on you heel kicking on Monday. Lol

Comment by Marsha H on January 10, 2019 at 3:55pm

Dear DJ ...  Thanks for the birthday wishes.  I appreciate it and surprised you remembered.  Not celebrating until the weekend and then kicking up my heels if my legs will go that far!  LOL

Hugs

Marsha

Comment by DJ on January 10, 2019 at 9:27am

Happy birthday, Marsha.

 

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