Dear Hugh, I just have to remind you of the time that you were trying, you were really trying to do the romantic thing. We both knew that the romantic thing wasn’t your gig, but still you wanted to try to make a nice valentines day for me. Don’t get me wrong, the loving thing … Continue reading Dear Hugh, still my Valentine
He is looking up because that is how he lived. He was working out at The Sports Park, well if you can call it working out. He would do a few moves to qualify him for being in the gym so that he could enjoy the desert of the place, the hot tub, sauna and … Continue reading Bowlegs and Butter
Full Moon, Full heart Dear Hugh, How could it be 19 full moons since you left us? You know that old song, "If they could see me now, those little friends of mine?.... Well in the real song they say, eating fancy foods and drinking fancy wine or something such as that, but for me … Continue reading Dear Hugh, Full moon rising
Hey honey!!! I will write you another letter telling you my highlights of this year. But I had to share this with you. Jody said our love story continues and I love you even more now and she is right. This got me thinking, you know how when you read a great book and you … Continue reading Dear Hugh, You are like a great book I don't want to finish
Hey honey, Oh, how you would have loved today!!!! Oh, how you would celebrate with me that there is sand all over the floor mixed in with a little salt from the sea and wetsuits hung in the bathroom and on fence post!!! Warren took the kids surfing for 3 days in a row and … Continue reading Dear Hugh, All the wonder!
"The love, kindnesses, and value we have given authentically to otherws will be our remaining treasures at the end of life." ~ Steve Brunkhorst Dear Hugh, Another full moon and the wonder of the life I had and continue to live because I have know great love still astounds me. When the moon shines … Continue reading Full Moon Musings
Oh Sweetie!!!! I really had no idea that today would hit me as it did. I think God graced me with a little ignorance about what today was. It caught me by surprise as if I had forgotten to count. I knew your birthday was on the horizon but as an Ostrich with head in … Continue reading Happy Birthday Moon Man!!!! Your wife is tatted up!!!! OH MY!!!
Honey, it is past impossible for me to believe that this time last year we were planning to go to the International Flower and Garden Festival You always loved flowers, actually all kinds of plants and you knew all the names, not the common names but the long, proper and fancy hard to say names. … Continue reading Dear Hugh, All the pretty flowers
"The experience of loss does not have to leave us with the memory of a painful event that stands alone, like a towering monument that dominates the landscape of our lives. Loss can also leave us with the memory of a wonderful story. It can function as a catalyst that pushes us in a new direction, like a … Continue reading Dear Hugh…. still the messiest cook EVER!!!!!!!!!!
I can just see Hugh Smith smiling so big and so proud of me!!!!! I have never had a human love me so fully and completely and without reservation. The adoration is something that can never go away. It is a permanent imprint of love that has left a mark, a beautiful mark. It … Continue reading Unexpected gifts… growing in love.