Today is the anniversary of my Mom’s death. While the loss of a loved one never really gets “easy” it certainly becomes easier to recall happier times and to find peace in fond memories of them. Thanksgiving was one of Mom’s favorite holidays and I found it especially difficult when she died just before celebrating it in 1999. Now I’m just thankful for the years when she gathered us all together and cooked a delicious meal for us. I’m a rather reclusive person in some ways and “hosting” anything has never been one of my talents. She got her gift from her mother, but didn’t pass it on to me. Lol
As we approach the winter holidays I hope that each one will be an opportunity for you to recall sweet memories of a loved one or make new ones with your family while you can.