10 March 2006


Grandma's gone. She passed away sometime between 3:30 and 6:30 this morning. I mourn for her, but my strongest emotion right now is relief. She's out of pain. My mom no longer has to struggle with trying to take care of Grandma, working, and practicing music for church. I had realized that we were on a deathbed vigil... I don't think it had sunk in for Mom yet, so she's pretty shaken up.

I have an image of Grandma's spirit flying through the house, yelling either "Whee!" or "Free!"

The timing is...well, strangely perfect. The funeral will almost certainly be late next week in Colorado, and since it's spring break I won't have to disrupt anything to attend. But I'm supposed to be looking up phone numbers for family members right now, so I better get on that.


John said...

I'm sorry about your Grandmother.

I wish I was better at expressing empathy.

Qalmlea said...

It's the thought that counts. I appreciate it.