BARB MARG PAT DAPHNE HELEN & HELENE PAT GILL SUZANNE DELLA JAN GERDA ELLIE MOIRA SALLY MARILYN MARSHA DANA TIFFANY
GREG my husband and friend
CARRIE ANDREW STEPHANIE JOANNA GREGORY my children and friends For my growing friendships in our new home town and for any of you I neglected to mention
Shared experiences moments
Shared happiness, joy, laughter, more laughter sadness, pain, illness travel
love. feelings. sex
Shared nursing school, residence life terror and excitement, rules, firsts … first bedpan, bed bath, injection, surgery, birth, death.
Shared teen pregnancy’s unbearable pain years of emptiness, yearning, searching. Searing pain of marriage tearing, torn. Dementia, tragedy.
a good book
a road trip. shopping
an exquisite meal.
motherhood caring for, loving, nursing our own baby. surprises, fears, joy shared with a friend, a cigarette, a glass of wine.
Shared laughter at ourselves each other and others.
Tears shared lighten the load.
to recall when we are alone.