Because, blindsided.

December 22, 2014

I did what I promised her I wouldn’t.

But, please, let me explain.

Friday was the first anniversary of my sister’s death. I had talked to my parents the day before and they planned to take my other siblings plus my sister’s husband out for dinner to all be together. Friday evening I saw on FB some comments begun by my Mom’s post about the difficulty of the day. It occurred to me then that, for me, Friday had not been a more difficult day than the previous 364 days had been. When I talked to my Mom about that on Sunday, she said it was hard due to her not being able to be at the funeral. And I get that. I really do. My Mom instigated, planned, and organized that funeral. That she could not go was devastating – for everyone!

On December 1st…

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