Autos of beauty
Yep, honestly there was a time when that Continental Kit was a thing of beauty, now it is gone! LOL (50s Mercury)
Yesterday I slept late; not unusual. I was up a 9am. I leaned
into our ‘computer room’ and Sherry was there vs in the kitchen where she
usually is. She said, “We don’t have any water, they are working on the lines
just up the roads I could see them digging.”
Later I walked into the bathroom to wash my hands and even
turned on the faucet before it hit me, ‘no water.’
I think of how many times I hit the light switches during a
hurricane or storm, KNOWING the power was knocked out.
I remember very vividly when doing a walk thru of a house we had
just finished, I would flip a light switch or turn on a faucet before the
utilities were powered up.
It reminds me for a period of time after losing someone close, I
would think ‘I should call them.’ BUT THAT was not possible.
How real is it that you don’t know how well you have it until
one of the pleasures is gone?
I smile to think about our time in GITMO. There was a grocery store,
convenience store and gas station, but the gas and grocery closed at 6PM. The Convenience
store closed at 9PM. We were used to 24 hour service in the states. We adapted.
But it was still missed at times.
I had a close friend who married a close friend of Sherry’s.
They had a very rocky marriage for 50+ yrs. She passed. Later I was talking with Sam. It was sad to hear what he said, “I didn’t think I would miss the old girl, but I