Bittersweet visit w/ my parents

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Registered: 07-26-2004
Bittersweet visit w/ my parents
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Sat, 07-26-2008 - 1:12pm

This weekend my uncle is hosting a Christmas in July/family reunion party, and I am staying with my parents Friday-Sunday. It has been bittersweet being here. They are animals lovers like me, so they know how much love and support I need right now, but they also have two kitties, which is hard. The one kitty, Gracie, was my grandmother's before she went into a nursing home. Gracie had been rescued from a horrible car accident (she crawled up inside a car in the winter to get warm) that left her

 

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Mon, 07-28-2008 - 6:58pm

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With my heart,
 
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Tue, 07-29-2008 - 11:22am

I didn't know until I got back that my DH already told the kids on Saturday when DSS came over to cut the neighbor's grass. And those little darlings had a sympathy card for me when their mom dropped them off on Sunday. It was just so touching. I showed them where she was buried. They weren't as sad as I am - she was my baby and just kind of tolerated them - but they were very understanding when I told them that I