cattleman · cowboy · Jack · musings

February–a Month of Remembering

Yep, it’s February. I can always tell, even without a calendar. I cry unexpectedly. I have flashbacks of years past. And I shake myself often trying to figure out why my mood seems dreary, or why I smile quietly with no apparent reason. Then I remember, it’s February; a month of birth, love, and death.… Continue reading February–a Month of Remembering

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February is Over–Finally

Thank goodness another February has passed. I say this annually when the calendar flips to the third month, exposing blank squares with few notations. Like a feather duster, March seizes clumps of sadness and grief and sweeps them into next year. What a relief. We once celebrated all month: his birthday on the 3rd of… Continue reading February is Over–Finally

2004 · February · heartache · In Other Words Challenge

Heartache From a Hospital Bed

Here is my contribution to Patricia’s In Other Words Challenge with the prompt of Heartache. You will find more contributions at https://patriciasplace.me/2019/02/13/in-other-words-heartache/ Heartache set sail in February 2004 when He celebrated his birthday from a hospital bed. He celebrated our anniversary from a hospital bed. He asked me “How will you eat” from a hospital bed.… Continue reading Heartache From a Hospital Bed