Sparks with Nellie

18 years today, my Mother passed away. It was not unexpected. She had been battling cancer for almost a year. I had kissed her goodbye as I left town on a Sunday afternoon to head back to Edmonton. I worked for a software company and every second week, they let me work in the Calgary office so I could be with my Mom. As it was our anniversary, I was hoping I could get home in time to have a nice late supper with my hubby.

When I arrived back in Edmonton, and wearily walked up the steps  –there were 2 cat carriers, my husband had a suitcase, our dog Bob and our 2 cats, Nellie and Licorice packed and ready to go. My cell phone battery had died and I did not know that Mom had rapidly failed. We did the normal 3 hour drive in less than 2 and I got there in time to say goodbye.

This spark is for you Mom. You thought life was a great adventure and passed that along to me. And I am still adventuring!


I know Nellie is sitting on your lap, she LOVED your lap, and I love you both and there is not a day I don’t think about you.

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Sparks with Nellie on Monday

Mes has had a restful week. Mom and Marv have had their hands full with Kozmo, Jo Jo, Cinnamon and Dad.

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Mes gotted to drives my car to my office and finally gotted to gets some work done!


Mes worked on my Memoirs…You will never believes who all is in them!!!

And mes worked on this weeks Spark!

McGuffy’s who was hosting the Sparks is on hiatus,  mes is going to keeps posting them anyway!  She says “I truly do believe we are meant to be lights in this world. If we allow our light to shine, we can see where we are going. It is then that we can begin to truly see each other clearly. There is hope. Together, we can light up the entire world!

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All in all it was furry busy week! Mes sure hopes that Katie has recovered from her night out with Ausin and Kozmo…when the twins by another mother gets together they is quite the handful! Mes shall has to grabs the Admiral and goes and gets her to tell us EVERYTHING!

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