Tag Archive for ALS

She Knew She Couldn’t Beat ALS

But, she gave it one hell of a fight. Giggling until almost the end, Aunt Cleo passed today. There’s gonna be a lot of cackling and giggling in Heaven tonight, because Aunt Cleo was a veritable fountain of jokes that were a bit off-color. I figure those angels need some of that. And, if they…

Only The Good Friday

I am always in awe of people with courage. I’m talking courage with a capital “C.” It’s the kind of courage that you can’t even know you have until you are faced with an impossible situation. I have no illusions about myself — I know I don’t have it! If you give me bad news,…

What’s A Baseball Player Got To Do With It? Part II

Yesterday, I told you that my husband’s Aunt Cleo wrote on the Christmas card this year. She said: “Shelly, I’m sorry I never got to meet you.” What? I read the Christmas letter she had enclosed, and it shook me to my core. My heart went numb. Did I mention that there is a baseball…