Posts Tagged ‘death’

3 Years

First Memorial Day now today.   June 6 is the anniversary of my father’s passing.   Jack O’Donohue.  It’s funny how his death and my mother’s death have stuck with me so strong.  And Didi of course.  I don’t think a day goes by where I don’t think of all three of them.

Hole In My Heart

She’s still gone.  My Didi.  There’s a giant hole in my heart.   Of course it doesn’t help that it was the anniversary of my Mom’s death the day after Didi died.  Why do all the people I love die in June?  What’s up with that?  I used to love June.  Summer starts, school is out, […]


Didi Lee Capucine Merenda 2/22/2004 – 6/28/2012 Didi died this morning.   In her sleep.  I was asleep.   Actually, I woke up to a moan/groan noise.  I knew it was Didi so my alert went up.  I straightened my leg and felt wetness on my foot.  Immediately I thought she might have thrown up on the […]


I know I just mentioned my Dad on Memorial Day but today is the anniversary of his passing.  June 6, 2010.   It was not unexpected or shocking but I was still shaken to the core.   The intense family drama surrounding the intensity of watching my tall, strong and capable father die was overwhelming.  Although it […]

Another Day

Another day goes by and I am thinking of my Dad.  He left us in June 2010 and really a day doesnt go by where I don’t think of him..and my Mom.  Love them both and miss them tremendously.   I really do.   My Dad was a 30 year Army vet so every memorial day I […]


Well today is the one month anniversary of the death of my father, Jack O’Donohue.  We’re still recovering.   Lots of tragedy in the past 2 months.  I know of 6 people who have died and one house that caught fire.   Lots of sudden major changes in people’s lives.  That said, life does go on.  I […]