A Stay@Home Granddaughter's Adventures with Her Papaw!

One year

January 30, 2013

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Tomorrow is one year. In the Jewish tradition they have a ceremony on the one year anniversary of a loved one’s death. I am not Jewish but there seems to be some merit in their practice. Perhaps I will try something to honor his memory tomorrow. I don’t know what that would look like though. […]

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It’s almost a year…

January 15, 2013

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(disclaimer…this is really raw and in a week it may no longer be relevant) It’s almost a year now since Papaw passed away. It’s still fresh in my mind…too fresh. The attitude of others regarding his belongings is still ticking* me off. I still wish he was here. I still don’t know where the heck* […]

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Living alone…

May 29, 2012

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I remember living alone. I remember liking it. I remember wanting to live alone again. Now I don’t remember how to do it.

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Full Circle

February 23, 2012

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Well, we’ve come full circle now with this blog. One of my first entries was about having armrests on my toilet. Today I uninstalled the armrests and a few other bonuses because Papaw’s case worker from the council on aging is coming by tomorrow to pick them up. I think I am going to keep […]

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Too quiet

February 17, 2012

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Tonight was the first night that the house felt empty without Poppy. I sat in his chair, which is the most comfortable in the house, and read. The house was very quiet. It was the first night I didn’t have constant noise from the TV or radio. Too quiet.

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I hate funerals!

February 9, 2012

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(I wrote this almost a year ago. I was angry, very angry, when I wrote it. I had it private forever because I didn’t want to offend anyone. But now that it’s a year later I find that the thought of my Papaw dying is still fresh in my mind. Maybe I am going through […]

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What now?

February 2, 2012

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Papaw is with Grammy and Jesus. Six years ago when Grammy died, Papaw asked, ‘what am I supposed to do now?” Now I’m asking the same question.

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