Mar 18, 2010

Grandma Died.....Tears are words the heart can't express

Since getting back from Jamaica life has just been go go mentioned before we had a very good time in Jamaica and I would definitely recommend it to you.....Cheers for our Jamaica vacation.

Right after that, we went to see Eric Clapton in concert.  It was OK but not as good as we thought it would be.  Most of the songs he sang were unknown to me.  Maybe my sister was right after all...he is getting old (she calls him an old geezer).  This may have been our last Eric Clapton concert.  That's OK we have seen him a few times and it is best to have a good memory than a bad one.

Right after this was our trip to Canada.  Here we are in the airplane two happy campers.  The Internationa Real Estate Expo was finally here.  To say we had great expectations for this show would be an understatement.  Arvid and I are positive people so we always think big and plan big.
Whatever we thought would happen sure happened.  The show for us was a complete success.  We had lots of interest in our Eleuthera, Bahamas Properties.  Very good leads also.  Needless to say we are now swamped with work...and we love it.
My highlight of our Canada trip was seeing my grandmother.  We visited with her on Friday March 12th 2010.  Little did I know this was going to be the last time  I would be seeing her alive.  We came home on Monday March 15th and, on Tuesday morning I received a phone that no one ever grandmother had died the night before.   To say I was shocked it to put it midly.  I just saw her.  We joked with her.  She made fun of Brutus.   She had Arvid laughing all the can she be dead????

On our visit with her she was remembering days long gone by when I was just a little girl living with her in Guyana together with my 3 other sisters.  She told us things that I will now tell to my sisters.  Things about us as children that I did not know......memories to be cherished for a lifetime....Ma is already missed by all her children and all her grandchildren and let me tell you she has many. 

Tomorrow I will be returning again to Canada.  This time it will be a very sad occasion...together with all of my grandmothers children and their spouses, most of her grandchildren and great grandchildren we will be going to attend her funeral.  We all knew this day will eventually come but, anyone who says that you are prepared does not know what they are saying.  You are never prepared to see a loved one die.

 "You and I will meet again, When we're least expecting it, One day in some far off place, I will recognize your face, I won't say goodbye my friend, For you and I will meet again"

Goodbye for now Ma.  Your life was a long and at times a difficult journey and you travelled it well.  You have left your footprints in all of our lives.  You may not be here physically with us anymore but never doubt for one minute that you will ever  be forgotten.  Not a chance.  You will forever be in our hearts.  May you now be at peace and never have to be in pain again. 
I know that I speak for all your children and their spouses, grandchildren and great grandchildren when I say you will forever be missed and we will never forget you.

I love you and I will forever be grateful to you for everything you did for us.  Ma...only one...

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

until next time...