"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-08-2010, 07:40 PM   #21
Chef Extraordinaire
babetoo's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: escondido, calif. near san diego
Posts: 14,341
i lost a ring i have worn for 44 years. my husband gave it to me on our tenth wedding anniv. not to family but to a housekeeper or her helper. it was here, they were here, and it is not here. i had put on window sill. stupid i know. this people had cleaned for my neighbor for many years. never occurred to me that they would steal from me. i called here when i realized it was gone. her helper said she saw it, wiped up the window sill and put it back. i may have misplaced it but i doubt it. would have put back on finger. it leaves a hole in my heart and a lovely memory tainted. i do hope it turn out i simply moved it and don't remember. i have looked everywhere i possibly can think of . it makes me so sad, as my husband has been gone almost fifteen years. it makes me think of him more often and how much i miss him.

"life isn't about how to survive the storm but how to dance in the rain"
babetoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2010, 06:05 PM   #22
Alix's Avatar
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Posts: 23,201
Well I'm nearly at the end of cleaning out the house and getting it up for sale now. I had the last of the dumpsters come. I found a recipe box that looked like it was filled with just old newspaper clippings that Mom had kept. I went through it and hit a GOLD MINE!! I found a few recipes that are absolute classics, and some in my dad's handwriting. Such a lovely ending to a really rough time. I didn't find ALL the recipes, but finding any of them was a joy.

Thanks to you all for letting me share all of this with you, its really helped me.

You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. Robin Williams
Alix is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2010, 06:30 PM   #23
Chef Extraordinaire
kadesma's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: california
Posts: 21,372
That's why we are here Alix. I know ALS and it breaks my heart. I'm so glad you found those recipes, I know what they mean I was lucky mom's were here when we moved her and my dad here with us. I'm so glad we did. Just keep loving your mom and I truly believe all good will return to you.

HEAVEN is Cade, Ethan,Carson, and Olivia,Alyssa,Gianna
kadesma is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:10 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.