If I had three wishes, one would be to have Joe beside me on June 12th when Cole graduates from 8th grade at the Chicago Waldorf School. When Cole was 18 months old, Joe and I decided to give our hearts to The Chicago Waldorf School community, and we never looked back. When Cole was … Continue reading Wishing Joe was beside me at Coles 8th Grade Graduation.
On June 2, 2010, the one year anniversary of Joe’s death, we will have a picnic at Albion Beach. We won’t have a ceremony, but we will say the Our Father. Joe loved this prayer. I had every intention of saying it at the cremation viewing, but I forgot the words when I saw the … Continue reading Joe Ruscitti Loved Sports
Cole’s graduation from 8th grade is in 25 days. The anniversary of Joe’s death is in 15 days. On our entertainment center is a large picture of Joe that we had blown up for his memorial, his cremation urn, a picture Cole drew, and some other meaningful Joe items. On occasion, I add and subtract … Continue reading Rocking Memories Forever
spring is blooming wistful in my life right now. I want to smell the barbeque grill and hear the martini shaker clinking against a glass. I want to visit with Joe over guacamole and chips while Cole bounces on the trampoline and our campers roam the yard. Joe and I would be arguing about landscaping … Continue reading Spring Blooms Wistful
A dragon has been stalking me lately. It’s a giant, fire-breathing, winged dragon; not Puff. My dragon has shown up in the books I am reading. A friend recently sent me a card with a picture of a Chinese Dragon on it. Thumbing through Joe’s infamous index cards, I came to one on which he … Continue reading Joe’s Dragon Love Forever