Archive for June, 2008


June 4th, 2008 No Comments

Sunday. Justin graduated from medical school and Olaina finally became a doctor’s wife. Monday. Brandon set off to Pennsylvania.  It was his dad’s birthday. Today.  Brandon’s grandfather passed away.  It is also Brandon’s little niece Cheyenne’s birthday. Tomorrow. Brandon’s niece Lauren graduates from high school. The funeral is set for Saturday afternoon. It’s a heart wrenching week all around for Brandon.  I am all this far away and my heart is heavy for him.  I want to be right over



June 4th, 2008 2 Comments

Brandon’s grandfather passed away this morning.  More information coming. Please send your good mojo and prayer to my beloved husband and his family out in Pennsylvania.


Forget it

June 3rd, 2008 No Comments

The past three hours, I remember nothing of my past and impending sleepless nights, of work, of life. The past three hours, I made new memories with 3 girl friends over a bottle of wine, two buckets of garlic fries, a bowl of mussels, and a few plates of crepes. Lupe, Aurora, Lee and I went out for the “not girls night out” dinner at Le Creperie in Belmont Shore. It’s a totally Sex and the City moment, substituting sex


A day in contrast

June 2nd, 2008 No Comments

Sad: Dropped Brandon off at the airport this morning. Poor thing. Glad: Had lunch with Nora in Irvine since I was already in the area. It’s good to return the favor. Splurge: While waiting to go have lunch with Nora in Irvine, I ended up at the Container Store. Those of you who have been there know that when you go in for one thing, you come out with much more. I went in for two bottles of Mrs. Myers


Sleepless nights

June 1st, 2008 No Comments

We’re once again on death watch as Brandon’s grandfather who has Alzheimer is hospitalized.  We don’t really know how many hours, days, weeks he has because, apparently, the doctor has been giving different information to different family members. With Grandpa’s death watch, we didn’t get to be with Justin and Olaina on his graduation this morning.  Nor will we be at Brandon’s niece high school graduation on Thursday. Brandon is going to be out to Pennsylvania tomorrow to be with


Devil rides the bus

June 1st, 2008 1 Comment

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