April 1

I had a wonderful day. As  I was being driven by a son in law from the Sarasota National Cemetery to Mayakka State Park, I just had one those moments when everything just felt right. I was completely relaxed,and I realized it. A daughter and son in law were here for a brief visit. We were "graving ",  then followed by the  visit to the State park. We visited Bob' s grave,reading different markers and looking around to see who his neighbors were. There is something very peaceful about this cemetery. I don't know if it is because it is so well taken care of, if it is the fact that it is so rigidly perfect, with the graves exactly in order, so clean with white markers, under that perfect Florida blue sky. There is no pretension, everyone there is equal. I find it quite settling to go there. We then saw alligators at the State park , which always thrills visitors. Me , not so much. The evening brought us to the beach to watch a sunset, that wasn't, but we didn't particularly care. The company was good, the take out food was good and the wine was good. In my case root beer  . It was all good.

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04.07 | 08:10

I read the last page first too. It’s a family curse.

22.05 | 08:38

so glad youre here mom!

29.08 | 13:45

Don't quite know how this got to me but it was on the top line of my computer (not in email) But I really enjoyed it. I truly admire you.

31.07 | 07:02

Leona, do you have a date or a booked flight that you come back ?

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