Feeling numb

My Mom’s funeral was today.

The week was busy with running here, running there – taking care of this and taking care of that.  Now all the busy-ness has come to an abrupt end and I am feeling numb.

Normally, I’d be keeping my eyeballs peeled for news out of Dayton.  Still doing that somewhat, as K4SWL has been posting some neat photos (check ’em out) on his blog – The QRP’er.  But it sure hasn’t enticed me like it has in past years.

I was hoping against hope, to come home and find “that e-mail” from Elecraft in my In Box as there was indication earlier in the week on the KX3 reflector that a bunch of kits would be shipped today.  Nothing there.

The good news is that Marianne may be off from work tomorrow, which is an extremely rare thing as she always works on Saturdays.  If that’s the case (and I am praying that it is) then I will immerse myself in spending quality family time with her and the kids.  We were kicking the idea around of going down to Camden, NJ to visit the State Aquarium that is located there, as well as the Battleship New Jersey which is berthed there.

If we go to the USS New Jersey and I can get some photos of the radio room, which is now filled with Amateur Radio gear, I will post them here.

Be well, my friends!

72 de Larry W2LJ
QRP – When you care to send the very least!

Larry Makoski, W2LJ, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from New Jersey, USA. Contact him at [email protected].

3 Responses to “Feeling numb”

  • Richard KW0U:

    Condolences Larry. I went through that in January–my mom was 98 and strong till last year, but it’s still a shock. The first year is the worst and things come around and she’s not here. Thank you for sharing your feelings. Be sure and give yourself time to grieve.

  • Cliff Fox KU4GW:

    My sincere condolences on the recent death of your mother Larry! May God bless and comfort you and your family during this difficult time. I just lost my dear wife of 27 years, Irene, back on March 24, 2012 and I know what you are feeling. She was only 48 years old and had a heart attack. I am so sorry to hear of your loss.

  • sergio - pu2sub:

    My sincere condolences 73

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