Monthly Archives: January 2011

Farewell to Godfrey

Well, Godfrey has left us. He is off to be auctioned for the benefit of the Neal, Devon and Ian Williams Scholarship at Whittier College. That was hard. Letting go of both Godfrey and B1 (Neal’s Blazer) made for a … Continue reading

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Neal's Blazer

I said goodbye to Neal’s Chevy Blazer today. Perhaps I should actually call it Dad’s and Neal’s Blazer, because it was my father’s before it was Neal’s. I think that’s why Neal was so attached to it…he was very attached … Continue reading

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Journal

I was looking through boxes of paperwork trying to find where I put Neal’s death certificate. I spoke to a charity about taking Godfrey, and they will need a copy since I don’t have the registration or anything. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Wow. Thanks so Much.

I must say that I was unprepared for the amount of attention I would receive after the Los Angeles Times article. I really appreciate all the kind comments and expressions of support. Thank you. I apologize if I haven’t responded … Continue reading

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Godfrey – Unable to say Goodbye.

I had a melt down today. I thought I had been doing pretty well this weekend. I even went through a box of the boys’ things and steeled myself to the point of actually giving a few away. That isn’t … Continue reading

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Gilbert and Sullivan

It’s Gilbert and Sullivan night on KUSC racio. When I got in the car to come home, “The Mikado” was just beginning. I really wanted to call Neal and tell him to turn it on. It was hard not to … Continue reading

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Depression

I have suffered from some degree of depression for most of my adult life. I’m not a cheerful, ‘bubbly’ person, and I know that. Part of it is genetics. My maternal grandmother was known as ‘melancholy’. Sounds much more romantic, … Continue reading

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