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Keeping His Memory Alive

Tomorrow is October 13th – four and a half years since Jimmy died.  The 13th is supposed to be unlucky for everybody, but I was born on the 7th day of the 7th month.  I always knew that the 13th would…

Searching the Internet for ‘Loss’

I was looking for articles about LOSS and this is what I found.  It isn’t exactly about losing a husband, but since mine was heavier than the average husband – is mine a greater loss? 1 pound = a Guinea…

Tempting Fate

Facts you need to know before reading this. 1. Jimmy had a convertible. He’d hop in – well, maybe not ‘hop’ and shout out      “Oh, I love the wind in my hair!”  After 2 miles on the highway my hair  …

Why Didn’t Mathman Call?

Mathman hasn’t called me.  Did he lose my number? I guess I didn’t make the grade. I weighed the pluses and minuses of our relationship. Maybe we weren’t equal. When I mentioned pie, I meant apple and he was talking 3.14. No…

Can Math Be Funny?

I met a man.  We had lunch.  He’s a math teacher.             Something doesn’t add up.

Retail Therapy?

Give me a break! And, I don’t mean on the price. The expression ‘retail therapy’ is trotted out by anyone who needs an excuse to shop. This is just like “comfort food” is a reason to stuff our face with…

Shot in the Finger

Yesterday my husband and I would have been married for 38 years. The last anniversary we celebrated was #33. Jimmy was healthy and happy, but if you had a gun to my head I couldn’t tell you where we went…