A Day Best Forgotten
Sunday, July 20, 2014
I'm glad July 19th has come to an end and July 20th has finally arrived. It was a tough day. It was one year to the day when my husband passed away and I lost my best friend in the world.
Tommy used to love to post pictures of beautiful nature scenes on his Facebook page and he would always caption them "God's Creations". I thought yesterday about how he was one of God's amazing creations and what a huge loss it was when he left this life, but what a wonderful gain for heaven.
I went Friday afternoon and put new flowers on Tommy's grave along with a mini replica of the memory flag I took with me on vacation. In some ways it was hard to believe that a year had already passed, yet at times it seems like an eternity since I've heard his laugh.
I decided to keep myself busy yesterday by working on my bathroom renovations. I figured that would take my mind off of everything. My boys were here to help me and we were moving right along until we realized we need some additional parts for plumbing. Jeremy and I took off in my car heading for Home Depot to buy the needed parts. Unfortunately, on our way there we were stopped at a red light when we were rear-ended by a pickup truck. At first I was really upset because that car was the one that Tommy actually wanted and he loved it. After a few minutes, I realized how upset the young man was that hit us. He was only 16 years old and just got his license last month. To make matters worse, his father showed up and appeared pretty upset with him. I actually felt bad for him and went back to his truck to tell him to try not to worry about it, that both of my boys did the same thing when they were 16 years old. I hope he's not in too much trouble at home because he really did seem like a nice young man.
My poor little car!
My stepson came over later to help us on our bathroom also. It was good to be with him because I know he was also trying to deal with the anniversary of his Dad's passing. We had pizza and it was nice to be together. Still, I'm glad the day is over. Today is a new day. Now I'm off to get some much needed rest.
I hope you all have a wonderful Sunday and week ahead!