Life is an Amazing Thing

Life is an amazing thing. This world of ours was living and breathing for billions of years before it gave birth to us humans. Our struggle has been going on for a few million years and it seems that in the last century or so we have been winning the struggle, but loosing the earth.  There are now so many of us demanding part of the earth’s resources that they will run out and our grand or great grandchildren will be much poorer than us.  There are simply too many of us and its showing up in many ways…none of them good.

Be that as it may, we still love our family members and are truly distressed when they die.  Death is never welcomed except perhaps by those in extreme pain from a disease such as Cancer. One of my family members passed away today at 2 pm and it saddened many, many people…Son and daughter, husband and brother, and all the in-laws.  Sheryl was a mother to 2, grandmother to 5, sister to 1, wife to one great guy, and friend to many.  She was my son-in-laws mother, and a friend to me and my wife and the rest of our (big) family.  We all truly loved her and will sorely miss her at all the birthday parties, anniversaries, and family get-togethers.  She was felled by a brain aneurism one sunny day and lived on in the hospital for many days fighting for her life, struggling valiantly, but in the end she lost the battle and we are all diminished by her way-to-young death.  She was 62 and way strong, but not strong enough to defeat that tiny little leak of a blood vessel in her brain.

We already miss her terribly…..
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About the word of me
Interested in family and friends,grandchildren, photography, darkrooms, history, archaeology, scuba diving, computers, software, fast cars, journalism, writing, travel, ecology, news, science, and probably most other subjects you could think of. Did I mention family and friends?? I require iced tea or cold brewed coffee and a internet connection to be fully functional. Sometimes there are just so many words in my head they spill out.

2 Responses to Life is an Amazing Thing

  1. Plankton says:

    My condolences, I’m very sorry for your family’s loss

  2. thewordofme says:

    Thanks Plankton, I hope you and yours are well.

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