How I Got Here: Part IV

I looked beyond the co-worker as Brian was on a stretcher being put into the ambulance.  "He is going to be taken to Jersey Shore," he said. In that moment I went into action mode.  I had to run home with the dog to drop him off and then run back up to Neptune.  On…

How I Got Here: Part III

Last October my Grandmother fell at home and broke her hip.  I got the phone call and flew to the ER.  I sat with her, held her hand and all I felt was dread.  A week short of turning 97, she had to have hip surgery.  Going under anesthesia is not good for an elder person;…

How I Got Here: Part II

Brian and I were practically inseparable from the start.  Having known each other before and understanding each other made it easy to be friends.  I showed him all the new things at the Jersey Shore since he moved away in '97 and he told me about his time in the military in Alaska and eventually…

How I Got Here: Part I

It has been a looooong time since I have written because I've been saving some things for when the time was right.  If you're reading this you are likely a friend on Facebook and know I moved to Cali.  But how did I get here and why? Back in January 2017, I vowed to put…