[ExI] When your mother died...

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 19 14:40:45 UTC 2021

Really sorry to hear that, John.

My experience is that you don't get over it, ever.  You just keep on.  My
Dad died in '59 and Mama in '81 and I still miss them every day.  But it's
not a sad thing.  bill w

On Sun, Dec 19, 2021 at 7:50 AM MB via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Sun, December 19, 2021 16:21, John Grigg via extropy-chat wrote:
> > My mother died a week ago, and I am grieving. And so If I may ask, how
> did
> > those of you who have lost your mothers deal with it?
> >
> Much sympathy on your loss, John.  I'm sure you'll find there are *many*
> things you wish you'd asked her but now is too late.    That was one of my
> discoveries.  And the questions are not necessarily the kind of things a
> person would write down in a memoir, but other odd questions that now will
> never have answers.
> I think I am now the oldest of my blood-kin.  Parents and siblings are
> gone.  That's a strange feeling, for me.  I don't feel like "an old one"
> or "a wise one"... more like a remnant that will be swept away soon, one
> that has about outlived its time.
> If you are able, stay in touch with your brother, and whatever you can do
> to help him in this situation, offer to do it.  Sometimes even at a
> distance help can be given.
> We can hope your mom found the afterlife she hoped for.
> Regards,
> MB
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