The next morning as I was preparing to take Noah to school. I was startled to once again see the fire department, ambulance and police cars in front of their house. The rest you can guess. Carl woke and got ready to pick up Sue. Their oldest son had arrived to pick him up and take him to bring Sue home. But it was not to be. Carl was called home. I can't even begin to tell you how difficult this past week has been for my dear friends and neighbors. I have stayed close to home, to be here for them. The week has been a bit of a blur, and I have found myself standing in my picture window at the front of the house, looking out across the street to Carl and Sue's. How much has happened in ONE WEEK. How we just NEVER KNOW. How precious this life is. And how, just like that.....it can be over. Less than two weeks ago, I sat out on the patio with Carl and Sue, and had a cup of coffee. They called me over to come and get some of their beautiful pomegranates. We had a nice long chat. Carl loved to cook like me. We often shared recipes and talked a lot about food. I will always remember that. RIP Carl. You will be terribly missed.
I have spent a lot of time working on holiday items. No boutique this year, but I will have my Etsy shop open.
I will be back soon.