Originally Posted by ponycar17
Thanks Capt Mac, and your family will be in my prayers... It's difficult to say the least but that dreaded "3" thing is all-too-often true.
My Grandfather got word that his health issues have likely turned cancerous and at 75, it's difficult to justify invasive probing to find out what exactly is happening, considering the possible complications. He's at peace. His deadline to ask for a biopsy is tomorrow. I suspect that he'll decline. We're OK with his decision, although this will be a VERY difficult time for all of us. For my step-dad, we had ample notice. My Grandfather however, took a sudden nose-dive. My 4-year old boy is already asking questions about why God wanted his Grandpa. I don't know how we could handle two so close together.
3 would be a definite test for everyone...
PONY I relize @ age 4 he will have many Questions, If its available look into it for him.
Years down the road (One year in about a month 4 Ashley)
She still keeps in contact with several of the campers that were in her group.
I truly beleave it has made it easyer for her to understand & cope with.
All supervised ~~ 2 days, one night camp @ NO cost, Many Crafts & Activities, game rooms ,Horse back riding, Pool. (So.Fla here they can use it)
Everyone there, while we were there,
(My wife & I went to the camp Session before Ashleys camp to observe) they were Very Professional & Caring.
With it being "Hospice" they have a natural way of talking to & making it easyer for Youngsters to understand.
Such a hard thing for them to process at that age, My (Birth) Mother died when I was 11 & I wish they had this when I needed it.
Capt. Mac Turk
U.S.C.G.-100 Ton-Unlimited Master
Fair winds & Following Sea's (My pops line) ~"Little Miss Magic"
"And the sea will grant each man new hope,His sleep brings dreams of home" Captain Marko Ramius Christopher Columbus
Member of D.A.D.D. till she's 21
keep your scuppers dry and your bilge pumped - ahoy, matey!
Quoted by Jim Hauff 10-6-11
They can take my guns
they pry my cold dead fingers off them