Tag Archives: Sonni

Midweek Mirth … For Sonni

I’ve been known to share a joke or two around the house. Okay, many {most} of them are dad jokes, but they did {hopefully} curl the lips into a smile. I always included a joke for my wife sometime during … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me

Yes, today is my birthday. Normally I approach the day with a ho hum attitude. It’s no big deal. It’s just another day. And it is. I’m not sharing the “news” for affirmation, but because I have been in a … Continue reading

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I Need a Hug … A Sonni Hug

Don’t ever doubt there are angels among us. I know that fact from personal experience. I’ve seen it all my life. I’ve had people pop into — and unfortunately — out of my life just when I needed an extra … Continue reading

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Self Assessment

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a tongue-in-cheek post about looking for a date. I didn’t get one, but I did get a response from a friend. She reminded me my hesitantly in rejoining the dating scene could be … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Hug

I was going through some files the other day and came across the eulogy I delivered for my very good friend, confidant and counselor, Sonni. It struck me. She died two years ago today and, just like my wife, there … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Embrace

Happy Friday. Yes, Friday, and here I am posting my contribution to Five Minute Friday! Miracles do happen! You know the drill. We receive a prompt, ponder it and let our fingers translate the words in our minds and hearts. … Continue reading

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A Year Without ‘Sonni’-Shine

I received the news a year ago today. My very close friend Sonni had died, less than two weeks after suffering a debilitating overnight stroke. Over the past few years, Sonni and I had become very close friends, She was … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Cheer

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. I was going to surprise you and post last night, but a combination of yesterday’s activities {read post below} and a vivid and loud thunder and lighting show made me re-think my … Continue reading

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Deja Vu

I always thought there was a connection between Karen and Sonni. There were so many instances where I couldn’t tell them apart if my eyes were shut. I have a story to share that I was going to include in … Continue reading

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Here Comes Santa Claus

Here comes Santa Claus. Here comes Santa Claus … Now, with my white hair, round face, beard and jolly jelly-belly, I have been called Santa Claus a few times in my life. In fact, yesterday when I was at the … Continue reading

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