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4 Tenors Walk into a Bar…I Mean Stage

Today is my late Sister’s Birthday.  Mom and I tried hard to remember and to make it special.  We decided it didn’t need to be special…it already was.  Sis was special and I found out last night just how special.  We were eating at Cracker Barrel (no big surprise) and a young woman stopped me as we left.

“I just wanted you to know,” she said, ‘that I worked with Darci at school and this year she is really missed.  We talk about her every day.”

That could well have brought me to tears if I hadn’t already known she meant that much to people there, just like at home.  Mom and I talk about her a lot.  Mom and her very good friend(s) talk about her a lot.  I even had one dream where she sat on my couch and spoke to me.  Special.  This was a song she liked a lot; I hope you do, too…

Four Tenors sing “Hallelujah”

Namaste,

Scott

PS – Happy Birthday, Sis

Life is perfect, but sometimes, it Sucks

Last Thursday my Sister, Darci, died from cancer.  It had been a couple years of battle, since just before Dad passed 2 years ago last July.  Mom, at 83, has had a rough time taking care of both of them, I had my stroke almost 9 years ago, now – finding out that the funeral for Sis will come on a high of 0 Degrees with significant windchill has made it even rougher.  Topping it off, I fell yesterday, hit my right brow, took 19 stitches, I look like Frankenstein, and today it hurts like … well…it hurts.

I don’t write all of the above for pity or condolences, rather I write the above to perform some catharsis and come to grips with it all.

This is not a bitching post or hateful one or even a particularly sad one.  I write this because all of you out there (and the numbers keep growing) are my friends, people I share my life with and turn to when things get rough.

Well, I am turning.  I know and believe with all my heart that life is perfect, that it all works out in the end, even if we don’t see it.  Yep, I am one of those…

But even so, sometimes, life just sucks – this week is one of those weeks, topping off a no-so-great month and past couple of months.

So, call this what you will,  I had to share it with you all.  Thanks for being there.

Namaste,

Scott

Another Request for Help

I do not like asking for things for me, but this is for Sis. I told you she had received the bad news of still having cancer. Tonight we celebrated her birthday and she had to go to bed about 1/2 way through the celebration. This was with her 2 granddaughters in attendance, something she would never normally do.
I am not asking you to give more. God knows you have done your part. But, if it is possible, please tell someone else of Darci’s situation, share it with another group, above all, please continue your prayers. I know God will see to it that we have what we need. I just feel I have to do this one request. It is my hope, it will just be updates after this.

Link: Darci Hill’s Go Fund Me
Love you all,
Scott

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