Tag Archives: Mary Esther Randel

2016-03-10 Anniversaries

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I’m not looking forward to tomorrow. Joseph, it is your 17th birthday and 10 years since I’ve seen the two of you last. Every year, I get a little morose on the 11th of March. This … Continue reading

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12-27-2014 Relaxing vacation

Dear Joseph and Lucia, It’s been a relaxing vacation.  I took Michèle to see the last Hobbit movie.  It’s a bit sad that this will be the last of Peter Jackson’s installments of Middle-Earth. Today looks like it’s going to … Continue reading

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12-19-2014 Christmas Break

Dear Joseph & Lucia, It was brought to my attention I’ve been getting too political on this blog.  It’s true.  This should only be letters to you two.  I have another blog that I’ll start using for my political and … Continue reading

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12-16-2014 A song of hope

Dear Joseph and Lucia, There is a song I heard not long after I lost you from my life. Here is the link to the YouTube version.  It has helped me get through some of the toughest times. The artist … Continue reading

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12-16-2014 Letter to Mary

Dear Mary, I know you used the money from the arrears to move. I have a good idea where you are.  Please don’t continue this paranoid behavior. It only creates more damage. I’m in Oklahoma City working and paying the bills. … Continue reading

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12-15-2014 Another Drive North

Dear Joseph and Lucia, Last afternoon was another event filled drive to OKC. Once I passed the Arbuckle Mountains and could pick up a radio station, the first thing I heard was the Emergency Broadcast of heavy hail and tornados. I … Continue reading

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10-16-2014 Coming Clean

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I have to admit that in my last post I pretended that everything was fine on my end.  I lied.  It took me a few days to accept the news and become willing to share it.  … Continue reading

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10-02-2014 Keep Memories

Dear Joseph and Lucia, While I was picking up a sandwich today for lunch, one of the guys asked me to do my Elmo voice. As soon as I did a good Elmo laugh, everyone stopped and smiled.  A girl … Continue reading

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09-12-2014 Home

Dear Joseph and Lucia, It was a very nice morning today.  It was in the 50’s.  I was curled up deep under the covers with the cat up next to me.  I didn’t want to get out of bed, but … Continue reading

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09-11-2014 Faith

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I’ll start out today by apologizing.  I plan to go a little deep. I had a revelation during lunch while listening to an interview on NPR. Before I met your mother, I was considered atheist.  Agnostic … Continue reading

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