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It’s been 4 months, 8 days. At last, I can finally talk about my Mom.
October 18, 2014, my Dad flew back from Arizona to Chicago. Although he had been ill for a while, he knew he was finally home and he was so happy. He seemed to perk up and we had high hopes for many months with him. Unfortunately, he had only three good weeks to enjoy home and then we were notified to prepare ourselves, for his time was nearing an end. All the family arrived at his bedside and we had six wonderful days to laugh, cry, reminisce, and say our goodbyes. We tried to prepare ourselves for the inevitable. It is never easy to watch a loved one go but we all felt peace that everything necessary was said and done.
December 31, 2014, my Mom played the piano, sang, cheered, counted down the Times Square Ball and hugged me while we optimistically rang in the New Year. It was such an enjoyable evening; it was just so typical of my Mom. She [...]