Personal Exigencies

BY Herschel Smith
5 months ago

Light posting tonight.  Please see PGF’s post on inflation.  Discuss other issues as you see fit.

I buried my mother today.  I’m not feeling the urge to post and analyze.

Be back tomorrow, maybe.


Comments

  1. On March 13, 2022 at 11:52 pm, Frank said:

    I’m so sorry for the pain you are experiencing.
    Nothing anyone can say that can help .
    I hope that you will find peace eventually with her passing.

  2. On March 14, 2022 at 12:04 am, BRVTVS said:

    You have my prayers and sympathy during this difficult time.

  3. On March 14, 2022 at 12:22 am, John said:

    It’s not easy seeing your mom go.
    -John

  4. On March 14, 2022 at 2:18 am, xtphreak said:

    My condolences to you and your family.

  5. On March 14, 2022 at 2:29 am, Chas said:

    Condolences and prayers to you and yours..

  6. On March 14, 2022 at 3:21 am, Old Bill in TN said:

    God’s blessings on you & yours, Herschel. My sincere condolences; it’s never easy.

  7. On March 14, 2022 at 3:38 am, Greg Wilson said:

    Sorry for your loss, Herschel. God’s comfort and you and your family!

  8. On March 14, 2022 at 5:04 am, Ed said:

    Condolences, and thanks for all your work.

  9. On March 14, 2022 at 5:07 am, Glenn said:

    Condolences

  10. On March 14, 2022 at 6:02 am, RedinOleVirginny said:

    Prayers lifted for you and your family.

  11. On March 14, 2022 at 6:14 am, Joe Blow said:

    Prayers for your family’s peace.

  12. On March 14, 2022 at 6:38 am, Fred said:

    Praying for you and your family.

  13. On March 14, 2022 at 6:50 am, Bill Buppert said:

    Condolences, brother Herschel.

  14. On March 14, 2022 at 7:02 am, Coy said:

    Sorry for your loss.

  15. On March 14, 2022 at 7:12 am, Heywood said:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  16. On March 14, 2022 at 7:25 am, June J said:

    Condolences sir.

  17. On March 14, 2022 at 7:27 am, Michael (from Utah) said:

    Very sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences.

  18. On March 14, 2022 at 7:30 am, Ohio Guy said:

    The loss of a family member is rough territory on life’s highway. You and yours are in our thoughts in the Ohio Guy household.

  19. On March 14, 2022 at 7:31 am, Tim from Australia said:

    Sorry for your loss .

  20. On March 14, 2022 at 7:49 am, Randolph Scott said:

    I am very sorry to hear of your loss,

  21. On March 14, 2022 at 8:12 am, James said:

    Sorry for the loss.My mum died 2 month ago so am also still traveling that road, it does get better with time.

  22. On March 14, 2022 at 8:44 am, blake said:

    Condolences, Herschel.

  23. On March 14, 2022 at 9:08 am, Matt said:

    I am sorry for your loss sir. Prayers for you and your family.

  24. On March 14, 2022 at 9:27 am, Pat H. Bowman said:

    Most sorry for your loss, Hershel. Will keep you and family in prayers.

  25. On March 14, 2022 at 9:41 am, Bill Sullivan said:

    Time will help fade the pain, but the memories will remain.

  26. On March 14, 2022 at 9:57 am, floidb said:

    Thoughts and prayers to your and your family…

  27. On March 14, 2022 at 10:06 am, Ned said:

    Peace be with you.

  28. On March 14, 2022 at 11:59 am, CA said:

    May you and your family have your pain lifted.

    Best always to you.

  29. On March 14, 2022 at 12:06 pm, Echo Hotel said:

    Condolences, Herschel.

  30. On March 14, 2022 at 12:12 pm, Red Man said:

    My condolences Captain.

  31. On March 14, 2022 at 12:33 pm, Ozark Redneck said:

    Sorry for your loss, you are in my prayers.

  32. On March 14, 2022 at 1:34 pm, Georgiaboy61 said:

    @ Herschel

    I am very sorry to read of the loss of your mother. We all know that death is a part of our existence and intellectually, we know that sooner-or-later, our beloved parents will no longer be here in this life. But that does not lessen the emotional impact when it finally happens.

    Our sincere condolences to you and yours….

  33. On March 14, 2022 at 2:11 pm, JoeFour said:

    I am so sorry to hear this news! Thoughts and prayers for you and yours, Hershel…

  34. On March 14, 2022 at 3:16 pm, ExpatNJ said:

    My condolences to you and your family, Captain.

  35. On March 14, 2022 at 3:25 pm, Miles said:

    Condolences to you and your family, Herschel. I know what it’s like losing Mom.

  36. On March 14, 2022 at 3:47 pm, Big Country said:

    Condolences and Prayers Bro

  37. On March 14, 2022 at 5:42 pm, Ned said:

    So sorry for your loss. May your mother rest in peace and rise in glory.

  38. On March 14, 2022 at 6:23 pm, Tom from East Tennessee said:

    So sorry for your loss.

  39. On March 14, 2022 at 6:45 pm, Scott said:

    So very sorry for your loss.

  40. On March 14, 2022 at 6:54 pm, George 1 said:

    Prayers for you and yours Herschel.

  41. On March 14, 2022 at 7:02 pm, Bradley A Graham said:

    Rest assured, the sharing of your life, your family and this blog with us is a fine example of what a good son and good father should be. That’s all any mother could ask for.

    My thoughts, my prayers and my sympathies.

    Brad

  42. On March 14, 2022 at 7:25 pm, NedR said:

    Sympathies and prayers…BTDT; take care of yourself first.

  43. On March 14, 2022 at 7:49 pm, DBM said:

    So very sorry to hear about your Mom. Praying for you.

  44. On March 14, 2022 at 7:58 pm, Sisu said:

    Not knowing what your Mother or you and your family suffered, I still offer how fortunate to have her so long and for you all to be examples to others (known and unknown witnesses to you). You would not be the person you are were it not for your Mother.

    Rejoice.

  45. On March 14, 2022 at 9:06 pm, Jimbo said:

    Sincerest condolences. Been there, done that. Take all the time you need. We’re here for you.

  46. On March 14, 2022 at 9:20 pm, Herschel Smith said:

    Thanks for all of the well wishes.

    I told WiscoDave that the day was so stressful and my neck so tensioned and distorted that I couldn’t stand up straight when I finally got home after an 11 hour day.

    That’s not an experience I want to repeat. But then, I won’t with parents. They’re both in heaven now.

    Life knocks you around sometimes. I lost my job near the end of 2018, lost my best friend Heidi on new year’s eve of 2019, lost my dad in 2019, and then lost my mother a few days ago.

    But God has blessed as well. My work today is better than what I left, my children love us, and I’m still here. I will eventually replace Heidi, and tell her that she has big paws to fill.

  47. On March 15, 2022 at 12:15 am, luke2236 said:

    Sincere condolences. This is a tough time for you Sir, lean on God and that peace that passeth all understanding…

  48. On March 15, 2022 at 8:12 am, Old Bill in TN said:

    Continued prayers for you. I count you as Friend, though we’ve never met.
    God’s blessings.

  49. On March 15, 2022 at 1:33 pm, JSR said:

    Condolences on your loss. Come back and post if it’s cathartic, but no rush if it’s a burden. God’s peace to you.

  50. On March 15, 2022 at 4:29 pm, Roger J said:

    Heartfelt condolences, Herschel.

  51. On March 15, 2022 at 8:46 pm, Hudson H Luce said:

    My condolences, it’s a tough one to go through.

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