Saturday, March 01, 2008

February is over...And I am overjoyed

One of the only things I am thankful for about February this year is the fact that it was the shortest month. Well that, and both my grandsons had birthdays in February.... And Mrs74 come out of the accident with just a concussion.... And WIXYjr is better and getting the help he needs...We are all still alive....I have a job......I have all you for friends....That should take care of some of the comments.

The month ended up with our checking account being overdrawn, which was a result of my stupidity. That and running out of gas probably is the adult equivalent of peeing your pants. As we are talking about the solutions, we get a call from the nursing home where my younger brother lives. He had been slumped over in his wheelchair and was unresponsive. We had expected to get there and see him in a vegetative state. As we are his guardians, the nurse had to go over options with us, so Mrs74 and I were discussing this on our way to the home. We got there and he was very lethargic but able to recognize us. We spent some time there with him and after getting assurance that we would get updates, we went home.

It's times like this when I wonder why people like my brother have to go through so much. He never did anything to hurt anyone, but even while we were going to high school the others were cruel to him, even going to any length they could to cause him to have a seizure. Even though it's been over 30 years ago, it still hurts me to think of it. These people are, for the most part, leading productive lives. My brother never got the chance.


Martha said...

Um, dad...Silas' birthday was January 25th...oops. LOL Hey, check out what i did...

Wixy Jrette 1st
AKA Martha!

struke said...

WIXY...I'm very sorry to hear about your brother. You asked one of the big questions of life and that is: why do some folks seem to get the fair shake that others don't? That question perplexes me. I wish I had an answer. I will pray for him and keep him in my thoughts.

For those people that harmed your brother though, I believe in 'what comes around goes around.' They will get theirs. I believe that.

I'm happy to hear that your wife is ok and on the way to recovery.

Diamond said...

Cliff, I hope March brings better thingd for your family. Sorry to hear about your brother. I agree with Struke, I think it has something to do with Karma. Keep your head up and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Mike Dane said...

It is my belief Cliff that those
who travel the hardest paths in
life will receive the greatest
rewards in heaven.

MondaythroughSunday said...

I hope March is much better!

I do know how you feel about your brother. I have a sister that has gone through a lot as well.

Chelle said...

Wishing you and your family all the best in the month of March. Prayers to your brother and the rest of those who are not able to care for themselves and fall at the mercy of sometimes ungrateful people..
Take care,

Jessica said...

Feb. had not been the best month for you and your family. I'm praying that March brings you all a lot of sunshine and peace.


Pat Jenkins said...

one thing they can never take from your brother wixy is he is a living soul. for that he is blessed!!!