Why do we leave things until it’s too late.

Today a friend sent me several short stories that we should all take notice of.

Today, as my father, three brothers, and two sisters stood around my mother’s hospital bed, my mother uttered her last coherent words before she died.She simply said, “I feel so loved right now. We should have gotten together like this more often.”


  1. My Mom has been dead 23 years, my Dad 15 and there are so many questions I would love to ask them both, but alas there is nobody left who can really answer them.
    I think we all ought to write our autobiographies so that generations to come would be able to understand more about us. Once we are gone, it’s too late.

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  2. Yes. I did realize that. I often think of you separated by the ocean from your family. So hard. I am grateful for video chats and today spend over an hour chatting with our son who is currently in Mexico City. It is not the same as a real visit but it is better than nothing!


  3. Good article Susie. Unfortunately this year ( the year of COVID) many of these intended gatherings have been replaced by Zoom virtual gatherings. Even church services are conducted in the virtual world. No way to live. Take care Susie.

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