Friday, August 05, 2011

'bye, mom!

My mom passed away a week ago tonight. I'm still sort of in shock. It wasn't a surprise. Her cancer of many years ago sprang back, this time in her liver. From diagnosis to death was less than a month, but she had been declining before that.

I'm not really sad, because I'll see her again in a much better place. We're both Christians, and that really does make these times much easier. Still, it's a jolt, and especially hard for my dad. They were married 55 years. He'll never go through a tougher patch than he is right now.

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