Today was the day. I just got back from the morgue. I had to go down personally to submit some changes I wanted on the headstone. This morning was one continual panic attack. Amazingly, we were able to do this in the lobby with a very nice lady who didn't seem to belong in that environment.
I realize that there is no such thing as total closure, but I feel like I have been carrying this weight on my shoulders for some time - dragging my feet and not wanting it to be FINAL. Set in stone...
Not sure what the new year brings, but this was a big step, and I think, if I do say so, he would be pleased with the epitaph. I did my best to sum up his life. My next question is this: Will I be able to move away after I have done this?? Remember, I own another small piece of property in Oklahoma - in a "gated" community.
This morning I seem to be having a solo slugfest party, trying to motivate myself to work on the back deck demo, get the ledger board down, and seal up the water issue that through the many years of a poorly done DIY install caused. Already repaired some of the rot to my subfloor and sill plate where the 40 year old patio slider door at deck level leaked through the many years. But finding...
Today would have been my 7th wedding anniversary. Not sure why we chose St. Patty's Day, but we had a rather inpromptu wedding after a Sunday night church service. I am planning to cook corned beef and cabbage today if it works out to do so. My oldest son may come by. This was not a tradition, so again, I don't know why I put this in my shopping cart yesterday. I will not wear green.